Named after Léonie Duchêne, one of the founders of the house in 1868, this pale-colored rosé is well balanced with a touch of almonds as well as red-berry fruit flavors. There is an attractive crispness to it and a mineral edge that gives the wine structure. 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.