With spice and layers of wood aging over the black-cherry fruit, this is a wine in progress. It has the bright character of the vintage, full of acidity and with the potential of great fruitiness. From the Vergennes sub-section of the Corton Grand Cru, it has a good future. Drink from 2021.
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.