A beautifully crafted Champagne from grand cru vineyards, with pure acidity that weaves its way through the tense fruit flavors. There is just a hint of toast and yeast as the wine starts towards maturity. Like many wines from Mailly, this tastes dry.
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.