With only 100 acres of Chardonnay, Auxey-Duresses, which is located behind Meursault, is a small player in white Burgundy production. Yet the village creates distinctive wines that are rich and taut. This 2010 is structured and firm, and it has a fruity, crisp apple-skin flavor. It could age well for 1–2 years.
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.