The wine has a lively mousse, crispened with acidity and filled with fruit. It is an attractive blend of all three Champagne grapes, floral in character and with a fine tang of citrus as well as ripe pears. Drink now.
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.