In its gold bottle signed by designer Adriana Karembeu, this bottling delivers bling as well as wine. The wine inside justifies the hype—a delicious apple flavor dominating along with acidity. The brand is getting drier each year with a crisp style that has a mineral edge as well as tangy orange flavors. Drink this attractive Champagne 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.