This is a very dry Champagne that offers crisp apple and grapefruit flavors along with a toasty, yeasty character. The acidity makes for a taut texture and a tense, lively finish.
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.