If you want a more earthy style of red Burgundy, this is the wine for you. It has a definite funky edge, lying against the ripe tannins and sweet soft, jammy fruit. The acidity comes through to finish a wine with weight and character.
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.