Very firm, very straight—the severe side of Chambolle-Musigny. The tannins are dense, giving a wine that has a solid fruit structure, coffee and licorice flavors, very dark in character, concentrated.
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.