The wait for weather warm enough to crack open a bottle of rosé has always been a difficult one. By the time the birds start chirping, we're up to our eyeballs in pink.
Rosés come in styles that range from light and dry to full and fruity. And when they are from Spain, all the better. These spring pasta dishes beg for a full, tropical fruit-laden rosé from Bodegas Muga, Rioja Rosé, 2009 ($13). It has elegant, fresh citrus flavors and laid-back herbal notes.