This is the standard cuvée of Châteauneuf from Domaine de la Janasse, but what a terrific, powerful wine it is. Made from different parcels of Grenache, it has flavors of dark plums, solid tannins and intense black fruits.
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.