This Blanc de Noirs (made exclusively from red grapes) has a classic full-bodied character, making it a food Champagne. Its acidity is pushed forward by berries, white currants, freshness and richness. The texture shows an edge of bitter almonds and orange zest.
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.