Dry and crisp, this bright, tight Champagne has citrus, red fruits and a strong steely character at its heart. The bottling tastes young, fresh and would benefit from some bottle age. Hold it until mid-2015.
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.