Already showing signs of mature toastiness, this is a ripe, rich vintage Champagne. It has good acidity and is veering towards apple crisp dryness, with an almond and cream aftertaste.
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.