The palest of onion skin pink colors is certainly the freshest part of this mature wine. The flavors are full of mature toast and will certainly appeal to those who like their Champagnes with bottle age. With the fruit less prominent, it is left to the richness and great style of the wine to carry the day.
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.