This is a soft, off-dry Champagne that has preserved plenty of apple and pear fruitiness with some softness on top. There is a yeasty character to the wine that is less attractive, although the aftertaste is all about crisp fruitiness.
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.