The small, little-known Vaulignot premier cru has produced a juicy, while still mineral wine. Ripe red currant fruit and pineapple flavors give a rich character. It's a delicious wine to drink young like this, although the structure does promise aging until 2019.
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.