Big and bold, this perfectly sums up the appellation of Gevrey-Chambertin. It's burly and robust, with an initial earthy character, solid fruits and dense, dusty tannins. There's good acidity on the finish.
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.