The vines around Chiroubles are some of the highest in Beaujolais. That gives wines with a structure, although here, this structure has been lost in the heavy fruit. It is very full, rich and with black-cherry flavors. Drink from 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.