This is a dense wine, solid and foursquare, not typical of Chambolle perhaps. There are plenty of fresh fruit and tannins, but they leave a somewhat one-dimensional taste. Not up to the usual standard of this talented winemaker.
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.