Made from Gamay on the granite soil of Beaujolais (hence the wine's name), this is a just pink colored wine that has apple and orange flavors. It's touched by an steely character that gives the wine texture and will allow it to age in bottle. Drink now, but better from 2017.
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.