In its traditional Beaujolais bottle, like the one-pint pot that was served in local restaurants, this is a soft and fruity wine. It has classic red-cherry fruits and light tannins. The aftertaste is juicy with just a hint of banana.
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.