As labeled, this zero-dosage wine is bone dry. But because Vincent Couche has vineyards in the warm, southern region of Champagne, even his very dry wines have a richness and surprising softness. This crisp wine is also rounded, with a touch of toast from bottle age adding complexity.
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.