Crisp and drier than this Champagne used to be, this is a fruity wine. Apples, citrus and zesty orange mingle along with the minerality that comes from the 40% Chardonnay in the blend. This is a fine apéritif style to 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.