Soft and creamy, this is a full, ripe Champagne. It maybe lacks subtlety, and the white fruits and balancing acidity are right to the front. The downside here is a definite sweetness from the dosage, which isn't quite in balance.
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.