Pale in color, this is a fruity rosé. It's packed with acidity that gives a tight, crisp feel as well as red cherry and red currant fruits. The acidity could benefit from a few months of calming, so wait until 2015.
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.