This is a very dry and crisp Champagne. With fresh acidity and sliced apple, lemon and green plum-skin fruitiness, it's still in its young and steely stage. There is plenty of fruit and texture to allow it to age.
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.