Situated in the Aube region, Philippe Fontaine makes a ripe style of Champagne. This non vintage fits the bill—it's a full, structured, textured wine with ripe yellow fruits balanced by bright acidity. The wine is crisp and dry on the 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.