With three years of bottle age, this is a sophisticated wine, ripe and soft, with a creamy mousse. The 30% Cab Franc (blended with Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay) gives flavors of raspberry fruits. Gratien et Meyer's Champagne connection (the firm is linked with Alfred Gratien) shows in the depth of flavor and complexity. Imported by New Castle Imports.
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.