While the Aube vineyards are dominated by Pinot Noir, this wine shows that the region can also produce steely, mineral-driven Chardonnay. This is a fresh wine, crisp and full of tangy citrus as well as fresh green apple flavors. It could be an apéritif wine but it will work best with food.
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.