As rich and intense as the same producer's Non Vintage Brut, this is a ripe finely textured wine, its acidity giving great freshness to the red berry fruits. Grand Cru vineyards speak tellingly.
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.