Mesnil sur Oger is at the pinnacle of Chardonnay in the Côte des Blancs of Champagne. This complex, rich wine is full and creamy initially. Then a dry core of pure grapefruit and lime kicks in, giving a line of purity and freshness that goes right through to the lingering finish.
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.