A firmly tannic wine in Duboeuf's flower label which, as often with Morgon, needs time. The red plum fruits are powerful, dense, with a dry tannin core to go with the sweet juiciness of the fruit. Resist the temptation to drink this delicious wine now. It should be aged, certainly for a year.
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.