With its power, black tannins and dark fruit, this is a wine of good concentration. It is firmly structured, the black plum and coffee flavors lifted by tight acidity. The dryness at the core of the wine needs several years to soften, but this is a fine example of village Nuits-Saint-Georges.
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.