A firm, tannic style, a real step up from the Brouilly from the same producer. The wine is tight, with red berry and raspberry fruit flavors, and a mineral, terroir-driven character.
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.