For a 2007, considered a light vintage in Beaujolais, this has good structure, its red fruit flavors given intensity and concentration by firm black plum skin tannins. The aftertaste, though, is all juicy fruits, balanced by sweet acidity.
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.