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Wine & Food Killers: Rigatoni with Carrot and Saffron Cream Sauce and Ovum Big Salt Orange Rosé

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Wine & Food Killers: Rigatoni with Carrot and Saffron Cream Sauce and Ovum Big Salt Orange Rosé

It feels fitting that Ovum Big Salt Orange Rosé’s colour is best described as “sunset”. After months of blaze and heat, we are undeniably at summer’s end, all that heat and light softening into cool shadow. I like the soft melancholy of this transitional time, the drought now followed by drizzle and thunder. It helps that Big Salt Orange Rosé reminds me of the last beach trip of the season: saline, as the name suggests, and overripe, summer elegy on its nose. Its Alsatian makeup (by way of Oregon) – Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Muscat — comes across all grapefruit and...

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