An already mature, toasty Champagne, with yeast, dry toast and almond flavors. The grapefruit edge from primary fruits is there, but this wine is filling out, becoming deliciously open and certainly entering maturity. Enjoy as a food 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.