The largest of the Beaujolais crus makes relatively soft wine, and this is no exception. It has open fruit flavors dominated by red berries and tinged with acidity. The background is soft tannins and the foreground is all 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.