There really is only a merest hint that this is rosé, just a touch of red fruit. Mainly, this is a crisp, pink grapefruit- and lemon-flavored wine, still dry in the Alfred Gratien style, although richer than others in the range.
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.