Dusty fruit and some bitter, extracted flavors spoil this wine. A shame, because it has the weight of black fruits, but they seem to rest uneasily with the off flavors. It's also rather austere for a Chambolle.
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.