This wine has structure and dry, firm tannins. The fruit, by contrast, is still developing. As it fills out, the bright red fruits will come out, along with the acidity to give a wine that keeps the cool character of Chiroubles and also shows delicious fruit. Drink from 2017.
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.