Named after a parcel of land that obviously appeals to blackbirds (merle in French), this is the entry-level rosé of this estate. It is produced from young vines that gives a simple, fruity character with plenty of acidity and a tangy orange flavor. Drink now.
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.