A ripe, open, pure-fruited wine, full of richness. It shows delicious, clean strawberry fruit flavors, mixed comfortably with tannins and freshness. The soft side of Pinot Noir, but with plenty of weight behind it. The premier cru of Les Cras is right next to the grand cru of Clos de Vougeot.
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.