This firm, foursquare, solid wine shows the dry tannins of Nuits-St-Georges but also brings in dark plum and black cherry fruit flavors. The balance is there, with acidity adding to the mix and giving a bright, fresh finish.
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.