From one of the top vineyard sites in Barolo, Michele Chiarlo produces an elegant wine. Aromas of dried raisins and figs follow through with flavors of fig jelly and tarry fruits along with great, ripe acidity. Despite the elegance, it can still pack a punch.
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.