A ripe, full and balanced sparkling wine, this shows the right amount of maturity, displaying hints of toast and yeast and flavors of apple and lemon. It could age for another few years, but it is ready to 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.