This is a structured and still firm wine. It has black fruits, some solid tannins and concentration. The acidity and the tight mineral texture both indicate an aging potential. The wine is named after the Roman emperor, Probus, who brought the Gamay grape to Beaujolais. Drink from 2018.
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.