It's hard to like this wine. That doesn't mean it is faulty, it means it seems cold, a very hard-edged style of Pinot Noir. It has the Nuits-St-Georges structure in bucketfuls. The acidity also makes its presence felt, giving a sharp burst on the finish.
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.