Certainly on the dry side, this wine is also full of ripe fruit giving it a rich character. Creamed apples and attractive acidity are given a fine zesty textured edge. It comes from a producer in the Aube region in the south of Champagne.
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.