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By Mikayla Baiocchi | July 20, 2016 | Food & Drink
There's a reason why #RoséAllDay is a trending hashtag come summertime. Relax and enjoy these warm summer days and nights with a refreshing glass of wine with some of our favorites below.
Barrymore Rosé of Pinot Noir, Carmel Road ($18). carmelroad.com
This new release boldly mixes florals, spice, and fruits together for a rosé that will refresh the senses. Not only does it taste delicious on its own, but it also pairs well with burgers and sushi, according to the winemakers—which happens to be some of the best grub to find on Sixth Street.
M Rosé 2015, Minuty ($18). wine.com
Hailing from the French countryside comes this delightful vino that has been crafted for the spring and summer seasons. Ripe Grenache and Cinsault grapes come together for a fruity sip featuring notes of peach and candied orange.
Rosado 2015, Marques de Riscal ($12). atlaswinesales.com
This rosé’s deep raspberry color hints at the rich and fruity wine that sits inside. With a strong base of strawberry and raspberry, this Marques de Risca option balances out with a touch of pleasant flower blossom.
Summer in a Bottle Rosé 2015, Wölffer Estate Vineyard ($24). wolffer.com
Made to reflect the color of the Hamptons sunsets out on New York's Long Island, this rosé truly captures summer in a bottle. Break it open and delight in its ripe fruit flavors of cantaloupe, pear, and peach that seamlessly blend together for a crisp and refreshing drink.
Côtes de Provence 2015, VieVite ($17). winex.com
Handle this wine with care: its flavors are as delicate as its crystalline, peachy hue. First comes an aroma of ripe fruit and fresh flowers on your nose followed by a sweet and light finish on the tongue. Pro tip: When paired with spicy Thai or Indian dishes, this VieVite blend really roars to life.
Cipresseto Rosato Toscana IGT 2015, Santa Cristina ($16). winechateau.com
Straight out of the Tuscan hills comes an Italian rosé that means business. Ripe Sangiovese and Canaiolo grapes are combined to create an aromatic blend of fruits and flowers, namely jasmine, rose, wild strawberry, and red currant.
Whispering Angel Rosé 2015, Chateau d’Esclans ($20). pogoswine.com
Let the fragrant floral aroma draw you in, and delight in the sweet, yet mischievous combination of jasmine, red berries, and white pepper that play with your taste buds.
Rock Angel Rose 2014, Chateau d’Esclans ($30). pogoswine.com
A sibling of Whispering Angel Rosé, Rock Angel is meant to be a more complex version of the beloved summer beverage. This variant maintains a delicate taste with a kick; expect mineral and floral notes topped off with a bit of spice.
2015 Ramato, Grape Creek Vineyards ($27). 10567 US-290 Fredericksburg, 830-644-2710
With a name that translates to "coppery" in English, this 2015 option from Texas-based Grape Creek Vineyards is a taste and sight to behold. Its deep copper color reflects the vino's rich flavors and aromas, which include stone fruit, cranberry, and citrus, among others.
Rosé 2014, Flat Creek Estate ($18). 112 US Hwy 281, Marble Falls, 830-637-7123
Ever wonder what summer tastes like? A sip of this rosé may help you find out. This blend incorporates favorite summer fruits like ripe strawberries and fresh watermelon. Plus, it doesn't stop there—wait a little longer and you'll taste hints of pear, cherry, and blueberry.
Photography courtesy of Sokolin & Co. (Chateau d'Esclans Whispering Angel & Rock Angel)