A rosé from Italy? Certo. Dry and eminently drinkable, this pale pink rosé with a copper undertone offers hibiscus on the nose and delicate flavors of raspberry, red currant, and wild strawberry. The palate is full and harmonious, yet still crisp and refreshing — a delightful fruit salad in your glass. Pair this beauty with roast chicken or grilled fish, or just enjoy it as an aperitif on a warm evening.
The city of Paris had more than 10,000 bottles of high-end wines in City Hall for entertaining guests. Facing a budget crisis in 2006, the mayor auctioned half the collection for about $1.2 million.