This is a blend of Chardonnay from Avize and Cramant, and Pinot Noir from Aÿ. It has all the hallmarks of Pommery, with its ethereal, shimmering character. Light and poised, it's just right as an apéritif Champagne. The fruit is stylish and fresh, with a touch of toast maturity to 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.