Unlike most rosé Champage, where the color comes from the addition of red wine, here it's the grape skins that contribute to the bright salmon-pink hue. It has a bright strawberry aroma and a delicacy of flavor and texture. The acidity at the end keeps up the freshness that shines right through.
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.