This is the palest of rosés, almost white in color. Ripe red fruits, from 80-year old vines, show through on the palate, with tight acidity and a crisp aftertaste. Balanced and rich, this has a shot of spice to add interest and put the wine firmly in the food rosé category.
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.