Warm and generous, this is a ripe wine from a steep village behind the hill of Brouilly. The slope gives the wine its hellish name because it is so tough to work. This structure wine offers a core of tannins as well as plenty of black fruits and spice. Drink from mid-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.