This is what mature Champagne should taste like. A fine, full-bodied wine, with ripeness and balancing toasty flavors. This is full of richness and flavors of almonds and mature fruit. A well-balanced wine which still has life ahead of it.
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.