Régnié, is the newest of the Beaujolais cru village appellations. The grapes come from vines owned by the chateau, giving a wine that is all about ripe fruit and some firm tannins. It is still developing and will be 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.