An attractively mature Champagne after bottle aging, this is ripe, smooth and with a touch of toastiness. Its acidity and hints of red fruits are in balance with the relatively high dosage, leaving a soft aftertaste. 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.