Eleven outstanding rosés for under £20

9. Hampton water

  • Hampton Water
  • Producer: Gérard Bertrand
  • Country: France
  • Region: Languedoc-Roussillon
  • ABV: 13%
  • Grape Variety: 40% Grenache, 30% Cinsault, 30% Mourvèdre
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Price band: £10-15
  • Residual sugar level: 1
  • Closure type: Screwcap
  • Colour: Very pale salmon pink
  • Medal: Gold

Hampton Water is in fact a collaboration between Languedoc wine star Gérard Bertrand and rocker Jon Bon Jovi for the booming rosé market in the top summer retreat for New Yorkers: the Hamptons. Of course anyone can drink it, and if they do, will take delight in its particular peachy style – it’s like biting into juicy yellow fruit, with its lovely combination of sweetness and freshness. So, if you want a first rate dry rosé with a celebrity connection, then this is it.

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