Light orange-pink in color and with a good sense of some bottle age, this rich wine is full of berry fruits, red currants and acidity. It is soft, a result of the usual high Taittinger dosage, giving a wine that's fruity, just hinting at toast and ready to drink.
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.