Chateau La Roque 2001 Coteaux du Languedoc Pic Saint Loup Rosé ($9.99)
Light copper with a salmon hue. Pleasant but subtle red fruits, fragrant pepper and the characteristic herbal scent of Provence; so delicate, though, that it's like picking out white on white. Bright fruit and crisp acidity in a much more forward flavor that's laced with white pepper and a pleasant light bitterness in the finish. Don't serve so cold that it stuns your taste buds - this wine shows best when you can taste it. US Importer: Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, Berkeley, Calif. (Jun 2, 2002)
FOOD MATCH: Rosé works well with eggs, which are not always an easy match. This one is fine with a light dinner of scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, red onions and goat cheese.
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