Dry, almost toasty, showing maturity, this makes a great partner to Krug's nonvintage grande cuvée. Both have the same intense complexity of fruits, nuts, toast and richness. This rosé has just that extra element of taut tannins and a dry core to go with the ripe acidity.
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.