Aromas of dried fruits infuse this sweeter style of Champagne. The fruits are perfumed, hinting at honey and pineapple, but the wine balances these richer flavors with fine acidity that gives it shape and balance.
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.