This is the second vintage of Femme, which has a 70% dominance of Chardonnay. From the generous, open 1995 vintage, this is a fine, rich wine with just a touch of wood. It is ripe, balanced and open. This is a great value and a beautifully crafted wine.
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.