A blend of Chardonnay and Touriga Nacional, this is a ripe, mature wine that shows a great balance between acidity and rich flavors of almond and toast. It has weight but still hints at freshness. This is a food sparkling wine.
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.