Choosing the “right” bottle from a store shelf’s assorted pink hues and prices presents a challenge, compounded by many drinkers’ distrust of rosés. “Egads, what if I/everybody hates it?!” Tricky, true, but a few rules of thumb can help guide the hand hovering over those bottles.
Everywhere emulated, rarely duplicated: as Champagne fans like to remind you, nothing quite attains the stratospheric sophistication of The King of Bubbles. But yes, that sucking sound from your wallet serves equal reminder that royalty don't come cheap.