9 rosés to try before you die

14th August, 2017 by Patrick Schmitt

And finally…

Although we haven’t assessed these labels blind in our Rosé Masters, other great pink-wine producing estates to look out for are Bandol’s Domaine Tempier and the southern Rhône’s Chêne Bleu. Both these brands are brilliant sources of pale but punchy pinks.

And for those wanting to try something completely different, there’s always Rioja’s López de Heredia – the family behind the Viña Tondonia Rosé Gran Reserva Rosado. Currently selling a pink product from the 2000 vintage, don’t expect a bright pink, berry-scented product, but an almost tawny-coloured liquid that has all the complexity of an aged wine.

3 Responses to “9 rosés to try before you die”

  1. Chris T says:

    A nice cold pint of real ale is much more immediate refreshment than any rosé

  2. Gordon S says:

    Some of these rosé wines sound lovely. Rosé wines seem quite popular at the moment and the average quality has seems to have improved. I was a bit disappointed to see that nearly all those presented come from France and none from Italy. I have tasted some fabulous Italian rosés ….. at fairly approachable prices.

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