The structure of this northerly Beaujolais cru shows through well in this wine. A core of tannins is boosted by the great swathes of black currant and berry fruits and acidity. The wine is perfumed, ripe and ready to drink.
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.