A blend of the two Pinots used in Champagne—Noir and Meunier—this rich yet soft wine from a lesser vintage is rounded, smooth and ripe. It is well balanced, crisp, rich and full of attractive red-currant and orange zest fruitiness.
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.