Still youthful, this traditional wine from a great Burgundy vintage is showing fine vigor, ripe fruits and firm tannins. It has spice and is almost honeyed in its sweetness, with plums and intense, mature acidity. With its firm core, give this wine several more years of aging.
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.