Les Jamelles 2005 Vin de Pays d'Oc Cinsault Rosé ($12.00)
Clear salmon with orange glints, on the dark side for a rosé. Full, pleasant strawberry, raspberry and citrus scents; crisp, tart and dry in the flavor, a lot of fruit and body for a rosé. A twist of lime adds a refreshing snap in the long finish. An exceptional rosé for those who'd really just as soon have a red. US Importer: Cellar Door Selections LLC, Columbia, Md. (Jul 9, 2007)

FOOD MATCH: The winery website suggests it as an aperitif or with salads, braised meats, grilled meats, stuffed peppers, pasta or cheese. I like pink wines with Asian fare; it went very nicely with a Cantonese-style beef and broccoli stir-fry.

WEB LINK: http://www.les-jamelles.com/en/

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