One of the relative handful of vintage Champagnes from the hot 2003 growing season, this wine is rich while also well structured. After 13 years, it is showing touches of toast and its color has deepened to light gold. Generous while also in the dry style of the producer, this great wine 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.