A rich wine, bone dry, its red currant fruits cutting through the creamy mousse. It's a serious rosé, with some tannins, spice, very textured and worth aging for a few months in bottle to bring out its incipient toastiness.
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.