From vines on the Montagne de Reims, this Chardonnay-dominated Champagne has a ripe texture that contrasts with the mineral character of the Côte des Blancs across the valley. That gives a rich, apple- and white fruit-inflected flavor to this attractive nonvintage cuvée. Drink now.
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.