A blend of 90% Chardonnay with 10% Pinot Blanc makes this a Blanc de Blancs (not indicated on the label). The wine itself is fruity, soft and with creamed-apple acidity to give it a lift. The light mousse gives a gentle 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.