A powerful evocation of the weight of a Gevrey-Chambertin Grand Cru, this wine shows as much tannin as fruit. That said, the potential for the two coming into balance, aided by the edge of toast, is superb and worth waiting at least six years.
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.