The Roman emperor Probus is supposed to have brought the Gamay grape to the region, hence the name of this wine. With its rich tannins and generous black fruits, this dense wine is concentrated both with tannins and fruit. It will develop impressively in the months to come. Drink from 2019.
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.