The mountains south of Beaujolais produce a light style of Gamay. This wine is soft, juicy, easy and fruity with red-cherry flavor marked by fresh acidity. Drink now.
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.