From the northernmost of the Beaujolais cru villages, this is a ripe and full wine. With rich cherry flavors and just enough acidity, the wine is lightly structured with some dry tannins. It is ready to drink.
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.