5 Pink Champagnes for Valentine’s Day
Let love bubble with these rose-hued drink options.
By Lauren Gniazdowski
Also published in Reader's Digest Magazine February 2012
Love is sweet — and so is pink champagne.
"It pairs with fish, with meat, with dessert. And when you open a bottle of rosé champagne, people understand that you are spoiling them," chef Eric Ripert tells GQ. So toast your loved one with a glassful of one of these on February 14:
1. Korbel Sweet Rosé, $11
George M. Taber lists this California variety as one of his favorites in A Toast to Bargain Wines (Scribner, $15).
2. Collalbrigo Te Amo Rosé NV, $15
Food & Wine likes this Italian prosecco for its spiciness and drinkability.
3. Castellroig Brut Rosat Cava, $15
This Spanish sparkling wine goes with almost anything, says GQ.
4. Domaine Carneros Brut Rosé, $35
Forbes.com says that this French bubbly is light, fruity, and "a lot of rosé for the money."
5. Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé NV, $75
Looking to splurge? This decadent pick by chef Eric Ripert should top your list.
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