7 California Rosés to Drink Now Published Oct 18, 2010 8:00 AM Drink SHARE Bonny Doon Vin Gris de Cigare 2009 ($15) Refreshing grenache-based rose with a pleasingly bitter edge. Todd Coleman Copain Tous Ensemble Rose 2009 ($15) Robust ripe strawberry flavors from a Rhoe-trained winemaker. Todd Coleman Roederer Estate Brut Rose NV ($27) The prestigious French winery Champagne Louis Roederer founded an estate in the cool Anderson Valley in 1982. This smooth, nonvintage sparkling rose is dominated by pinot noir, which adds lovely fruit to the flavor and a nice dose of blush to the finish. It includes up to 20 percent oak-aged reserve wine and is characterized by subtle herb and red raspberry accents, but with a stiff mineral backbone. Todd Coleman Roederer Estate L’Ermitage Anderson Valley Brut Rose 2003 ($70) This rare blend (only the 2nd vintage yet made) is complex and cellar-worthy, filled with peach and pastry aromas, hints of deeper red fruit and lots of nervy acidity. Todd Coleman Clos Saron Tickled Pink Sierra Foothills rose ($18) Aromas that are just picked apricots with a lingering rosy finish. Todd Coleman Edmunds St. John Bone Jolly Gamay, Ed Witters Vineyard 2009 A great stand in for beaujolais village, cheery and vibrant. Todd Coleman Domaine Carneros by Tattinger, Cuvee de la Pompadour The pinot noir is evident in this slightly tannic pink sparkling. A fruity, floral nose, and a dry, spicy palate with a pleasing acidity. Todd Coleman MORE TO READ RELATED Here’s How to Brew Iced Tea Like a Pro Tips from a converted hot-tea devotee. READ NOW RELATED How To Make Cold Brew That’s Easy and Cafe-Level Good Bonus: It's more caffeinated than your standard iced coffee. RELATED From Jamaica to Senegal, This Crimson Infusion Reigns Supreme Shannon Mustipher on the history and health benefits of hibiscus.