With some attractive, toasty age, this is a full and rich Champagne. It's finely balanced apple and citrus flavors are layered with hints of almonds. The “Extra” in the name refers to the range of wines from Haton rather than the level of dryness.
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.