The great British statesman's favorite Champagne (which he drank daily, this is one of the great Champagnes. It is a ripe, full-bodied style, packed with power but remaining sophisticated and never overwhelming. There is a hint of toastiness from increasing maturity, but it is still lively, ripe and intense.
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.