Attractive salmon pink, fresh wine. It has a strong line of acidity that cuts through the bright red fruits, a tight, bubbly mousse. It would be worth aging this food friendly sparkler for a few months to soften the 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.