The highest of the Beaujolais crus at 1,400 feet, Chiroubles produces deliciously crisp and cool wines. This wine has that character with its bright red-cherry flavor and light acidity. It is perfumed, fruity and ready to drink.
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.