With a majority of Chardonnay from Grand Cru vineyards, this finely sculpted Champagne has crisp apple fruit and a steely, tight texture that suggests the need for bottle age. A light softness at the end rounds out this elegant wine.
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.