This is a blend of the unusual Egiodola (a disease-resistant cross of native vines) and Syrah. This rosé version of two naturally tannic grapes turns out to be fruity and juicy. It is lively with crisp acidity and a lightly turned texture. The wine is ready to drink.
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.