Judged even by its high alcohol, this is not a fresh rosé. While it does have fruit, it is dragged down by its weight. Super-ripe strawberry fruits and pepper complete the overdrawn picture.
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.