Produced close to Chablis and not far from Champagne itself, this pure Chardonnay Blanc de Blancs has a fine steely, mineral character, enhanced by white fruits and knife-sharp acidity. Worth aging for a year.
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.