Although it is labeled as Extra Brut, the ripeness of the fruit keeps this wine from being too shockingly dry. Instead, the pure green and ripe apple fruits are allowed to shine in a textured character that is crisp and fresh 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.