There is no question this is a food Champagne. Its fine ripe character balances the Deutz elegance with the addition of dense red fruits and just a touch of orange zest and spice. It is finely textured, with the purest acidity, a top-class 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.