A Champagne that is definitely on the tropical side, its flavors of pineapple and creamy texture more dominant than the hint of tight acidity and toastiness. The final fruit remains rich and intense.
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.