French actor Gérard Depardieu, who has a vineyard in the Loire, has lent his name to this barrel-aged sparkling wine. It has great richness, and its fruits married with a more rounded, mature underlay and subtle acidity.
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.