This wine shows the big, bold side of wines from Gevrey-Chambertin. But the star of the show is the big, bold tannins rather than fruit. It will certainly mature, and will, eventually, be an impressive wine. But those dry tannins will always remain.
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.