For a 2007 in Beaujolais, this has some weight. True, the fruit has more bubble gum flavor than intensity, but, with a tight band of dry tannins, there is substance in the structure and in the strawberry flavors. Age over the next year.
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.