One of the best sparkling wines produced in Saumur, this is textured, nervy and crisp, full of both fruit and secondary flavors. Touches of wood from the first fermentation in barrel give complexity and spice to the fruitiness. A yeasty, toasty aftertaste shows the wine's sophistication. Drink now.
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.