The northernmost Beaujolais cru of Saint-Amour is also the smallest, giving wines that are structured like this. It is a firm wine, made from 55-year-old vines (his youngest vines, says the producer) and with density as well as smooth red-fruit flavors. The wine will be ready to drink from late 2017.
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.