At the south end of the magnificent range of Beaune Premier Crus, Aigrots has the richness and structure of nearby Pommard. This wine with its dense tannins shows concentration and ripe red fruits that are cut by acidity. It has considerable potential and shouldn't be drunk before 2018.
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.