Half-and-half Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay gives a sparkling wine that is both fresh and creamy. Attractive apple and almond flavors are lifted by bright acidity and a tight, very crisp aftertaste. The bottling seems a little young, so drink from 2016.
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.