Ripe, beautifully integrated Champagne with the beginnings of nutty, toasty maturity. It is full in the mouth, with a delicate and creamy mousse. Not for aging, but an impressive wine 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.