Old-fashioned Burgundy with a light color, mature fruits and light tannins. This is a wine that has red fruit Pinot Noir flavors but misses the depth or complexity of a grand cru wine.
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.