The Gobillard style is for crisp wines with a good texture. That style is easy to achieve with a Blanc de Blancs, with the Chardonnay giving a tight, mineral character while leaving room for attractive fruitiness. Packed with citrus and apple flavors with refreshing acidity, this is 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.