Old vines on the slope of the Côte du Py have given a cru wine that certainly has structure. It has vivid red-cherry fruits, lightly spiced and peppery. With its attractive acidity and bright fruity character from the latest generation of the Descombes family who have been growing grapes in Morgon since the French Revolution, it will be ready to drink from late 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.