An intensely fruity Champagne, made for the Tsars of Russia, this is crisp with apple and citrus flavors. It has some depth, with a tight, steely texture and grapefruit acidity. There is some softness on the finish.
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.