This is a stylish Blanc de Blancs in all but name: a crisp Chardonnay from the north of Burgundy. It has deliciously refreshing acidity and sliced apple fruitiness that is light, bright and mineral 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.