Definitely pink-colored, this tastes as much wine as Champagne. A rich strawberry and red cherry flavor gains texture from the tangy acidity and hint of lemon zest. It could age until late 2015 in bottle to be even better.
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.