An elegant, perfumed wine, showing great structured behind the rich mint and juicy black currant flavors. The wine has fine concentration, aging potential. It is accessible now, as with many Chinons, but equally this is a serious, dense wine for aging.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.