The Aegerters are based at Nuits-Saint-Georges and this wine comes from their own vineyards. It's only just starting out, as proved by the tannins, but already there is a sense of ripe black fruits, forward acidity and smokiness from wood aging. It needs several years, keep for at least 5.
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.