It's the play on roses (the flowers) on the label that makes this bottle seem bright and fun. The wine itself is light and fruity with ripe flavors from the lees aging. There is spice, plenty of acidity and a crisp aftertaste. 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.