From a great vintage, this rosé is still young, still developing. But already the outlines are there with ripe strawberry and pink grapefruit along with a tight flinty texture. The wine needs time for the acidity to calm down—age for five years.
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.