Taittinger has a great fondness for Chardonnay in its wines, and this nonvintage cuvée shows that strongly. It is soft and elegant, with a bright, steely texture that gives the wine shape and allows the pear and crisp apple flavors to shine. Ready to drink, the wine is soft and fruity at the end.
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.