The Negrette is the grape of Fronton (an area near the city of Toulouse), which is known as the rose-colored city because of its local bricks. This rosé is ripe and full in style, with a touch of caramel and a fresh strawberry acidity. It's ready to drink now.
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.