Laurent-Perrier's Grand Siècle range is named after the reign of Louis XIV. The bottle is a copy of a 17th-century flask. The wine has aromas of fresh red fruits. It is a full, rich style with a layer of toasty acidity. A delicious, well-balanced wine, it has just a hint of maturity.
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.