Rich, fine, complex wine with just a touch of pepperiness, which wears off once the bottle has been opened for an hour or so (proof that Champagne, like other fine wines, improves in the glass). the wine is dry, with a hint of toast alongside the crisp fruit.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.