At the pinnacle of Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambertin Grand Cru produces immensely powerful wines. This Jessiaume fits the profile well, while also having delicious juiciness to go with the dark tannins and acidity. The result is stylish as well as concentrated. Age for 10 years at least.
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.