This is a bold ripe black cherry flavored wine from a 19th century estate close to the Morgon appellation. Like many Brouilly, this is soft and fruity, freshened by acidity and lightly structured. It could be aged, but it is just ready to drink now for its balance between tannins and bright fruit.
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.