Great oysters are delicious "naked," as Island Creek founder Skip Bennett says, but sometimes chef Jeremy Sewall dresses them up with a mignonette (vinegar sauce) like this one, made with sparkling rosé.
The mignonette can be refrigerated for up to 6 hours. Serve chilled.
The freshness of raw oysters is a terrific match for effervescent sparkling wine. To go with this rosé mignonette, pour a sparkling rosé like the wild strawberry–scented Raventós i Blanc de Nit Cava from Spain.