This wine comes from the négociant side of Domaine Michel Magnien, run by son Frédéric. It has big, round spice and new wood flavors, not over extracted but definitely with a dry edge to it. It's ripe, and good quality for a simple Burgundy.
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.