This is a crisp and fruity style of Champagne, lightweight and attractively fresh. It comes from the original of the three Champagne producers with Heidsieck in their name, and this nonvintage seems to be finding its form after several fallow years. Drink this apple-fruited wine 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.