Fixin is at the northern end of the Côte de Nuits, often offering good value reds. This soft, raspberry and tomato juice wine has bright acidity and freshness. The final flavor is sweeter, more jammy.
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.