A big, ripe wine that hints of earthiness and then bursts into powerful, rich black fruits and red cherry acidity. With its balanced, concentrated structure, it exemplifies the power in Gevrey-Chambertin. From a vineyard high on the Gevrey slope, this reveals warmth as well as power.
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.