Rosé wines are traditionally made from red grapes, and obtain their colour from a brief contact with grape skins. However, some new rosés are made by adding a little red wine to white wine.
Whether it is a pale pink or a translucent red, rosés are some of the most sought after drinks in the market. They are usually referred to as pink wines, and are said to be more popular among female wine lovers, but there is no missing a gentleman having a fill of the ever sweet rose.
The popularity of the drink means that it should become a regular option on your menu as it serves for a great part of family dinners, romantic dates, beach picnics and simple low-scale hangout with friends.
So here a re five great rosés you should drink before the end of the year:
Good wines do not have to be that expensive, that is one of the selling points of the E & J Gallo Winery, makers of Carlo Rossi wines. Going by that, this rose wine offers so much goodness for its relatively affordable price. Laced with exciting flavours of fresh strawberries and sweet cherries, it exudes a taste of love, which makes it a perfect drink for that special romantic date.
The Carlo Rossi Rosé pairs exceedingly well with dishes of meat and fish and fruit desserts, meaning you can have the wine along with a special meal in your favourite restaurant. For the sake of its price and its alluring colour and taste, this one rosé wine you should be drinking.
The deep-coloured sparkling Carlifornia rose wine is another refreshing drink that is also pocket friendly. A blend of of crisp white and succulent red grapes, André Rose, is a slightly sweeter wine with a fruity bouquet, overtones of white fruit, with a hint of apple and palate-pleasing cranberry notes. It has a smooth and refreshing taste which allows for pairing with spicy meals.
A sparkling rosé wine from the Martini family, this special wine offers an aromatic bouquet of rose, wild strawberry and raspberry with a hint of black pepper. The richness of the taste makes it one of the top rose wines you should be drinking. Made from Moscato, Prosecco and Brachetto grapes, this Italian sparkling wine Comes a beautiful soft pink in colour and tastes as lovely as it looks.
It pairs well with rich, creamy cheeses or with fruits like peaches and apricots.
Bordeaux makes the finest of wines and the Dourthe #1 Rose is among the best from the rich wine region. This rose wine is distinctively different with a complex, yet a refreshingly sharp taste. Pale pink in colour, the wine has lingering blueberry, grapefruit notes, while the acidity and richness on the palate harmonise to remarkable effect. You should be reaching for your wallet about now to buy this excellent rose wine.
Elegance, fruity and fresh notes, and an aromatic scent are one of the premium reasons why you should have a taste of this rose wine. The salmon-pink and bright coloured wine pairs well with salads, pizzas, spicy dishes and grilled meat. It is best served chilled, 8 – 10°C.