A rosé that has been wood aged to produce a wine that has a toasty, smoky character to go with the more normal red berry fruits. It is rounded, ripe and full of dry, final tannins and 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.