Big, tannic and foursquare, this is archetypal Pommard. The dark plum and black fig flavors and the rich tannins all contribute to a wine that is solid, concentrated, dense and needs at least four years' aging.
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.