Dominated by the red grapes Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, this is a structured Champagne with ripe layers of red fruit. It falls on the dry side of Brut, with plenty of crisp acidity. A hint of tannic structure emerges on the finish—compliments of the red wine added for color.
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.