From vines that lie behind the main Côte de Nuits, this rich wine shows how even the cooler vineyards have made sumptuous wines in 2015. The wine is soft, gently tannic with plenty of red fruits. It is likely to develop quickly and will be ready to drink from 2019.
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.