From vineyards on the north-facing slope of the Montagne de Reims, this Champagne is a blend of different Grand Cru vines. It is dry, although an underlying richness gives the wine generosity and crisp apple and pear fruitiness. An elegant texture at the end is a good indication that the wine could age.
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.