It was the seafood moment that spawned a fiery #lobstergate debate on Twitter: The Real Housewives of New York City's Ramona Singer arrived to Barbara Kavovit's Hamptons clambake with a bottle of rosé and left shortly after... with lobster takeout to go.
But can we step back for a moment to take a deeper dive into the less-discussed — and every bit as important — item on that fateful menu? We're talking about the wine, of course.
Ramona, generally known for her fondness of Pinot Grigio, switched it up when she brought a bottle from a Provence rosé producer Château Minuty to Barbara's clambake: M de Minuty rosé.
The wine is described as being of "light and bright color," with "very intense aromas of orange peels and red currant."
According to WineonSale.com, which sells the wine, it has a "smooth palate with a nice acidic freshness," and consequently pairs "with pistou soup, raw vegetables, grilled meat, prawns kebabs, or apricot pie." And, we also presume, it pairs quite well with lobster, too.
Ramona was so attached to the particular variety that she apparently left the party with the same bottle...
Grab a bottle of your own to bring to a party, now on sale for under $18 from WineonSale.com. (Whether or not you also leave the party with it is up to you.
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