The palest of rosés is also a serious wine. It has a firm and mineral character that goes along with ripe red fruits and a tight texture. It needs to age for a few months and is really meant to go with food.
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.