Because its color comes from the grape skins rather than from the addition of red wine, this is a dark-hued rosé Champagne. It has a tannic edge that will soften with bottle age, allowing its red berry fruit to show better, so drink from 2018.
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.