9 rosés to try before you die

9. By Ott, 2016

The style: Dry rosé
The medal: Gold
The price: Approx £15
The sugar content: 1g/l
The ABV: 13%
The closure: Natural cork
The producer: Domaines Ott
The source: Provence, France
The grape varieties: 70% Grenache / 20% Cinsault / 10% Syrah
The taste: Those looking for the archetypal Provençal rosé need look no further than this delicate citrus and berry-scented example from Domaines Ott, which delivers a wonderfully balanced form of refreshment. However, for those looking for a bit more red fruit, complexity, and creamier structure, then there’s always Domaine Ott’s range-topping Clos Mireille, costing more than £25.

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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