Perrières is often described as the greatest of the premier crus of Meursault. Wines like this certainly need aging, with their structure overlying the typical opulence of Meursault. It's possible to enjoy this now, but it would be worth waiting 3–4 years at least.
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.