Rosé Wine

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A Rose by Any Other Name

Technically, a rosé is an "unfinished red wine," but the term seems so- secondary. Rosé is a different sort of wine, with all the refreshing qualities of a white wine mixed with some characteristics of a red. It can be made from many different grape varietals and in many different regions, the most popular and successful being Southern France, Spain, California & Italy.

Notable Facts

Rosé is a wine that goes through the red winemaking process, but is stopped before extracting too many red wine characteristics. Almost always made from red varietals, the grapes are pressed and the juice sits with the skins for fermentation - but just for a little while - enough time to get a bit of color and a bit of the skin characteristics. Then fermentation continues as a white wine, most often in stainless steel. Rosés are typically ready to drink early - not so much to age. Some popular regions of rosé are Tavel (an AOC for ONLY rosé wines in the Rhone area of France), other areas of Southern France, Spain, Italy and California. Almost all regions make rosé, and many from different grape varieties (Grenache - based in Spain, France, Australia and South Africa; Sangiovese or Nebbiolo in Italy). Just like red and white wines, rosés can be of different styles - sweet or dry, dark or light - the winemaker and grape variety (or varieties as rosés are often blended) are key. Pink wines have delicious character and are perfect for food. For dryer styles of rosé, try those from Southern France and Spain, for the sweeter styles, look for White Zinfandel and some other California rosé makers.

Summing it up

Successful Sites: Southern France, Spain, Italy, California
Common Descriptors: strawberry, raspberry
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  • La Vieille Ferme Cotes du Ventoux Rose 2013
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  • Miraval Rose (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2013
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  • Ameztoi Getariako Txakolina Rubentis 2014
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  • Perrin et Fils Reserve Cotes du Rhone Rose 2013
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  • The Seeker Rose 2012
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  • Domaine de la Mordoree Tavel La Dame Rousse Rose 2013
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  • Sutter Home White Zinfandel 2013
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  • Crios de Susana Balbo Rose of Malbec 2013
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  • Hecht & Bannier Cotes de Provence Rose 2013
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