On the sweet side of demi-sec, this is a full and smooth Champagne, projecting ripe almonds and apricots along with the acidity. Drink as an apéritif or at the end of a meal.
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.