The firm tannins typical of Nuits-Saint-Georges are certainly here, along with some new wood and spice. A foursquare wine, showing some fruit, but more tannin. The aftertaste is dry, but lifted with some acidity.
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.