Claiming to be the oldest Champagne house, founded in 1584, Gosset celebrates its antiquity with its traditional bottle, with a squat bulb and long neck. This Celebris is mature, toasty, honeyed and very rich, almost too much. It certainly makes it a great food 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.