Showing some signs of maturity, with a yeast and toast character, this is a full Champagne, with red apple and kiwi fruit flavors. There is also a distinct mineral, steely edge that gives the wine a firm final structure.
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.