From the south end of the Beaune appellation, this premier cru has produced a gentle, soft, balanced wine, with attractive, light acidity. Made from 50-year-old vines, it is well structured, with ripe, almost sweet, strawberry fruit flavors.
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.