Edmund St. John Bone Joly Gamay Rose
Rose to make Provence envious. Consistently among the highest-rated American roses, the New York Times critic Eric Asmov describes this vintage as "Our No. 1 bottle was an old friend, the Edmunds St. John Bone Jolly gamay noir rosé from El Dorado County in California — savory, saline and simply delicious. Gamay noir is the grape of Beaujolais, hence the egregious Bone Jolly pun. Nonetheless, Steve Edmunds has pioneered modern gamay production in California, making both a red and this rosé, which has been superb year in and year out." 'Nuf said.