Abelé has been in Champagne since the 18th century. Its nonvintage brut cuvée is an easy, fresh wine that's immediately attractive. With plenty of fruit as well as a mineral texture, it is balanced and ready to drink.
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.