This is an impressive, while unusual, take on the Gamay as grown in Beaujolais. It is spicy and minty, with the long wood aging giving a rich, smooth texture to the red-cherry flavors. It needs another few months, so drink from late 2017.
European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.