2006 Bordeaux Rose -- Help with food pairing
I'm inviting a new beau over for dinner and want to drink this bottle of the above with whatever I make since I've been craving rose'. What would be good food pairings for this date on my porch? Neither of us is big on red meat. I'm sort of thinking fish, but need suggestions. Thanks!
Tuna stew (with white wine, tomatoes and/or peppers and/or olives), grilled squid, grilled scallops, crayfish à la bordelaise (flamed in brandy; seasoned with cayenne; poached in white wine with mirepoix; sauced with the reduced poaching liquid thickened with egg yolks). Or RL's suggestions.
Grilled fish, grilled chicken or a ham dinner would go nicely. Just make sure if you have any sauces that they don't over power the rose.
Roast chicken, farm fresh sweet corn, a green salad or green beans with a nice mustard vinaigrette and a crusty baguette would pair nicely with a Bordeaux Rose and a Summer supper on the porch.