Summer vibes are the perfect opportunity to imbibe the crisp refreshment of a chilled rosé. Whether you’re packing a picnic or grilling up a savory meal, we’ve rounded up our favorite seasonal pinks that still manage to keep your wallet happy. Keep scrolling to discover our favorite vintages now. Cheers!
Ameztoi Rubentis Rosé ($18)
This slightly effervescent rosé is composed of a blend of the white variety Hondarribi Zuri and red Hondarribi Beltza. From the Basque region of Spain, its fresh vintage is meant to be consumed young, so get to sipping.
Château Coupe Roses Frémillant Minervois Rosé ($14)
Hailing from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France, this distinctive wine is flush with red cherry and strawberry fruit aromas. The fuller palate pairs beautifully with barbecue. A great choice for any weekend spent by the grill.
Jean-Maurice Raffault Chinon Rosé ($13)
Composed of 100% Cabernet Franc grapes, this elegant wine is considered one of the finest of the Loire valley. With aromas of orange bell pepper and clementines, it is crisp and deliciously refreshing.
Château de Roquefort Côtes de Provence Corail ($15)
This savory yet subtle wine is made to be paired with Provençal herbs and roast chicken, in the classic tradition of a Southern French rosé. Aromas of thyme, lavender, and fennel and a spicy finish add to the perfect summer dinner date.
Madfish Shiraz Rosé ($18)
This dusty Australian rosé is on the drier side and features a strong flavor of raspberry and cherry. Its spicy, textured palate features notes of licorice and pepper and matches beautifully with pizza or a spread of spiced meats.
Summer Water Rosé ($18)
The first summer wine from the gals behind Yes Way Rosé, this pretty-in-pink vintage pairs perfectly with everything under the sun. Each bottle comes with a custom tote, making it the ideal hostess gift for the wine aficionado in your life.
Chateau Thuerry Rosé ($20)
This citrusy blend pairs perfectly with fish, pork, or chicken, with a vintage score over 90 points. The crisp and aromatic flavor features notes of berry fruit and spice from a blend of grape varieties grown and blended in Southern France.
Two Italian Boys Rosé ($16)
Silky and super-fresh with notes of Turkish delight and wild strawberries, this fragrant rosé pairs perfectly with seafood or a light summer salad. The endearing name and charming label add a cheeky splash to your table.
Yarra Burn Premium Cuvee Rosé ($14)
This edgy, sparkling rosé features flavors of strawberries and cream, with a savory finish. The perfect pick for girls’ night or breakfast in bed, it is a fun, effervescent fix that’s on our must list for summer rendezvous.
Skouras Zoe Rosé ($12)
A blend of two indigenous Greek varietals, 70% Agiorgitiko and 30% Moschofilero, this vibrant rosé is the ideal combination of fun, fresh, and fruity. The perfect companion for a summer picnic, it is best enjoyed as chilled as possible, so keep it on ice.
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