Yes, there are some tannins and a chunky texture. But this wine is more simple Pinot Noir than structured Nuits-St-Georges. Its acidity and sweet blackberry fruits offer an attractive combination of freshness and jamminess. Not for aging.
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.