This is a ripe wine with good structure as well as generous fruit. It has acidity, tannins and a smoky aftertaste while emphasizing the rounded red fruits that will make it delicious in a few years. It comes from vines on the flat lands stretching out into the Saône Valley. Drink from 2019.
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.