The lightest pink in color, this delicacy translates into the pure Chardonnay of the Champagne itself which has Pinot Noir added to give color and just a touch of red-fruit flavors.
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.