A well-balanced Champagne, its apple and citrus texture going well with the bottle-age toast. The wine has richness and bitter almond flavors with a crisp, dry aftertaste. It shows all the fine structure of the vintage.
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.