Very soft, gentle Champagne, showing definite signs of a sweet dosage, with its flavors of brown sugar, baked apples and light acidity. It is full-bodied, which keeps the wine together, but it is too rich.
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.