This takes the color rosé to an extreme. Almost white, with only the palest hint of color, it comes from 80-year-old Grenache vines. That creates what little concentration this light and delicate wine has. There is an attractive spicy herbal character that lies at the back of this fruity wine.
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.