A ripe, toasty Champagne that has moved on from its primary fruits and developed almonds, roasted chestnut and vanilla flavors on top of the smooth strawberry purée taste. The aftertaste is soft and rounded.
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.