Full-bodied Champagne that feels rich with its pear and apricot juice flavors. It has weight, an apple skin texture and a soft, creamy aftertaste. It would be worth aging for a few more years.
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.