Fresh and fruity, this wine comes from Grand Cru vineyards in Oger in the Côte des Blancs. With its soft texture and ripe character, it's an attractive wine with bright citrus and pear flavors. The mineral streak, though, seems to be missing.
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.