Firm from the start, the wine then shows both ripe red-berry fruit and a dense structure. There's an herbal edge that will soften in the next 2–3 years, bringing out the richness of Chambolle.
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.