A Blanc de Noirs uses only black grapes and can be powerful with a tannic edge. That's the case here, the wine full of citrus zest, an apple-skin texture and a tight and tannic feel. A real food Champagne.
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.