Rosé is the most popular wine of Provence, but particularly when choosing bottles for these Mediterranean-style dishes, it'd be a shame to ignore what else Marseille's surrounding region has to offer
Clos Saint Magdeleine Cassis 2011 ($29) With its honeyed texture and white flower notes, this full-bodied white is perfect for the pan-fried sole’s dense delicacy.
Domaine de la Tour du Bon Bandol Blanc 2012 ($22) Clairette and rolle grapes’ greenness accent the artichokes in the dish of calamari with chorizo and artichokes.
Domaine Hauvette Les Baux de Provence Petra 2012 ($23) This structured, aromatic rosé stands up to bourride’s intense garlic and saffron flavors.
Clos Saint Vincent Bellet Blanc 2011 ($50) Made with Burgundian seriousness, this is a seafood-worthy match for zesty pasta shells with artichoke-clam sauce.