This is an elegant, rich and round Volnay, with a red plum flavor and juicy acidity. With its fruitiness, this is already drinkable, although the tannic core does promise medium-term 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.