With 60% of the Chardonnay in this wine coming from the vineyards of the Montagne de Reims, it is no surprise that it is rich and full in the mouth. The wine has weight along with a crisp minerality. Taut and tense, the aftertaste suggests that the wine will improve in bottle for a few months.
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.