Full and creamy, this is a ripe style of Blanc de Blancs. It may miss the style's minerality although it makes up for it with its rich, smooth texture and yellow fruit flavors. A gentle tang gives extra freshness at the end, while the aftertaste provides a reminder of the wine's generous character.
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.