2013 GRENACHE-CINSAULT Rosé Domaine Saint Félix
Crunchy pale-pink Grenache with a bit of bite from the Cinsault makes this very appetising indeed.
CUVÉE ROSÉ Spumante Rosato Brut Il Follo
Delicately pink sparkling wine from the Prosecco region, blended with 15% Cabernet Sauvignon making for a very attractive and quaffable 'aperitivo'.
2013 PINOT GRIGIO Ramato Collio Visintini
2013 was a cracking vintage here in the hills north of Venice and the Visintini's have made a cracking Pinot Grigio this year. Not strictly a rosé, but 'Ramato' because of its pale copper tinge which... ( more info )
2013 DONNADELE ROSATO Alberto Longo
Made from 100% Negroamaro this is very pale in colour and very pretty with very fine dry fruit and a super dusty minerality which gives it a lovely edge. Delicious and crying out for grilled seafood.
2013 SANCERRE Rosé Chavignol Domaine Vincent Delaporte
A rich and ballsy Pinot Noir rosé with bright expression of raspberry fruit, a razor sharp freshness, textured layers alongside the red fruit palate, albeit finishing with a savoury streak. A serious... ( more info )
BENEDICK Rosé Brut
Bottled in a clear glass bottle which shows off the very pretty pink hue of this excellent champagne. Delicately fruity, fresh, light and dry, it is extraordinarily good for the price.
2013 DOMAINE OTT Rosé Clos Mireille
Tasted blind. Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah. Ultra pale. Smells sweet, almost a touch honeyed but also pretty with blossom. Perhaps a touch of residual sugar to balance the intense freshness. Distinctive... ( more info )
Julia Harding MW, www.JancisRobinson.com
LEGRAS Rosé Brut Grand Cru Chouilly
Pretty, elegant, light Rosé, with plenty of red berry fruit this is a lovely aperitif, and works well with food too.
LARMANDIER-BERNIER Rosé de Saignée Extra Brut Vertus
This is a genuine 'rosé de saignée' made only from Pinot Noir. Grapes are destemmed and left to macerate for about two days before the juice is bled off for fermentation. The wine is matured on the... ( more info )
RUINART Rosé Brut
Possibly the most elegant of all the rosé champagnes, with a lovely combination of fruit and freshness.
LAURENT PERRIER Rosé Brut
One time favourite of the City traders, iconic in itself, still a favourite among those looking for a fuller and fruitier Rosé.