This is a rich wine, full of red-plum fruits making it ripe and generous. If it does have too much alcohol for a wine from Beaujolais, it shows in a mere hint of pepper. Full of structured tannins as well as the rich fruits, this cru will be ready to drink from 2018.
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.