This is a surprisingly powerful wine, with (for a Beaujolais) a high alcohol. Densely textured, the wine is concentrated and dark with plenty of acidity as well as strawberry fruits. The wine is ready to drink, although it 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.