With its dry style, this is a serious Champagne, austere and mineral, with grapefruit and very fresh fruits layered with a taut structure. It also shows some bottle age, giving a good nut and toast character.
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.