It’s the season to drink pink. Season after season, rosé has earned its place as one of the most sought-after sips under the sun. With a spectrum of varieties, hues, and styles, rosé is equally at home at buttoned-up events, casual days on the beach, and every sun-drenched minute in between. We’ve gathered our favorites rosés from around the globe for you to enjoy Rosé All Day!
It is time to put on your rosé colored glasses and stock up on the season’s best pink wines. The wine shops are lined with shelves upon shelves of rosés, so this list is all you need to fill your cart with the best summer rosés. These spectacular rosés are dry, crisp, bright, and fresh. They leave you thinking, that this is what summer drinking is all about.
Here Are Our Top Picks From Around The Globe
Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé 2020 (Retail $20) – Marseille, France
Innovation, passion and dedication are what drives Jean-Luc and Anne Colombo, whose contributions to Rhône Valley winemaking is unparalleled. This extraordinary rosé had pronounced raspberry aromas over a core of red fruit, classic watermelon and peach notes. An elegant mouthfeel, fluid and round with ample length and crisp finish.
Chateau Peyrassol Rosé 2019 (Retail $40) – Provence, France
Made in the sea swept breezes of Provence, Chateau Peyrassol Rosé is pale in color, with soft rose-tinted overtones. Château Peyrassol radiates freshness with its subtle nose of citrus, peach, apricot and delicate florals. It has a dense palate, poised and lively, and is notable for its balance, punctuated by a long, fruity finish. Don’t let the pale pink color fool you, this is a serious wine with great depth and texture.
Gaia Gualtallary Vineyard Rosé 2020 (Retail $15) – Tupungato, Argentina
GAIA, the Greek goddess of the earth, has been the Bousquet family’s inspiration since the winery was founded in 1997. This mountain rosé is pale and pretty crystal clear pink. There are strawberries and red berries aromas with orange zest and floral notes. A fresh and fruity wine with a creamy mid palate and lively acidity.
Chateau Des Ferrages Roumery Rosé 2020 (Retail $20) – Provence, France
Transports yourself to the Mediterranean with this rosé. It has fresh and fruity aromatics of strawberry, grapefruit, citrus and peach. On the palate, the wine is fresh, well-balanced and smooth. This rosé is crisp yet full on the palate. Enjoy it chilled as an aperitif or paired with all summer-time dishes.
Los Vascos Les Domaines Barons De Rothschild(Lafite) Rosé 2020 (Retail $14) – Colchagua Valley, Chile
Los Vascos rosé is Chile’s take on a dry Provence-style rosé. A bright pale pink color shines in the glass. It is intensely aromatic with notes of fresh strawberry and raspberry with a citrusy background of grapefruit. The palate is creamy, with nice acidity and a hint of fruit that lingers in its gentle yet persistent finish.
Colline San Biagio Balè Rosato 2019 – Tuscany, Italy
Colline San Biagio Balè Rosato is a beautiful rosé that comes to us from Tuscany. It is a brilliant rosé that is characterized by floral notes of rose and wisteria that blend with the fruity notes of strawberry and cherry. This rosé is also known as Rosato in Italy, it is fresh and lively, with good flavor and long persistence. The wine whisks you away, somewhere under the Tuscan sun.
Day Owl Rosé 2019 (Retail $14) – California, USA
This California rosé is just what is needed on a hot summer day. Day Owl Rosé delivers with notes of ruby red grapefruit, strawberry, and tangerine. A hint of rose water coupled with light minerality makes this dry, fresh California rosé the perfect addition to your day. Pair with watermelon and mint salad, spicy poke tacos, or avocado toast.
La Petite Perriere Rosé 2020 (Retail $12) – Loire Valley, France
Pinot Noir is a fragile and demanding grape, but it produces rosé wines of great finesse. This uncommon rosé is best young, full of fruit and freshness. With notes of sour cherry, raspberry, gooseberry with hints of spiciness, it is a jaunty and original wine that will leave you thirsty for more. To drink as an aperitif with summer salads or grilled chicken but also with Chinese dishes.
Alma Rosa Santa Rita Hills Grenache Rosé 2020 (Retail $30) – California, United States
A Grenache rosé is essential for an afternoon summer soiree. In the glass, this wine presents a beautiful rose pink, with orange undertones that recall the skin of a ripe apricot. Aromatically, this Grenache rosé shows delicate aromas of hibiscus, wet stones and melon. Lithe, refreshing acidity frames the wine on the palate and sets the stage for a range of exotic fruit flavors.
Villa Maria Hawkes Bay Private Bin Rosé 2020 (Retail $17) – Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Soak in the quiet days of summer with this petal-soft, delicately textured rosé. Villa Maria Hawkes Rosé has a lovely salmon pink color and displays bright floral aromas with flavors of strawberry, red fruits and spice, leading to a generous mouthfeel with a deliciously dry finish. This wine is best served chilled and enjoyed on warm summer days with fresh alfresco fare.
Planeta Rosé Sicilia DOC 2020 (Retail $20) – Sicily, Italy
Escape to the hot sunny beaches of Sicily with this bottle of rosé. The delicate color of Planeta Rosé reminds us of the elegance of a prima ballerina. Floral notes such as that of hibiscus and rosehip encounter hints of wild strawberries, blackberries and honey melon. Lively and fresh in the mouth, lovely notes of meringue, and fresh peaches linger. A perfect match for a summer afternoon snack or pair with seafood, fried vegetables, tempura and sushi.
Ferraton Père & Fils Samorëns Rosé 2020 – Rhone Valley, France
Samorëns is a classic French rosé from the Rhone Valley. It is an intense and bright rosé with aromas of red berries. The palate is lively and displays freshness and roundness with notes of strawberries and raspberries. There is great minerality on the finish.
Lapostolle le Rosé 2019 (Retail $16) – Apalta, Chile
The Le Rose is French in heritage, it is French in style and is to be enjoyed like the best of French rosés. It is clean and has a pale pink color, with salmon shades. There is an elegant and delicate nose of red fruit aromas such as strawberry and sweet cucumber along with subtle herbal notes. Refreshing and light on the palate, this rosé has nice acidity with a long-lasting finish.
Côté Mas Rosé Aurore 2020 (Retail $11) – Languedoc, France
This rosé hails from the sun-drenched region of Languedoc in the south of France. Aromatic with cherry, strawberry and floral aromas evolving toward soft candied fruit notes. The palate is rich and smooth with ripe red fruits and well-balanced acidity. Have as an aperitif or pair with grilled chicken, shrimp, and goat cheese salads.
Chandon Brut Rosé (Retail $27) – California, USA
This is the perfect rosé bubbly to toast or celebrate the summer season. In the glass, this rosé is a pretty pink with intense ripe strawberry, juicy watermelon, and fresh red cherry fruit aromas and flavors. On the palate, the wine is creamy and seductive with a defined structure from the Pinot Noir.
Villa Schinosa Pezza Galitta Rosato Bombino Nero e Aglianico 2019 – Puglia, Italy
This is a Puglia rosé that stands out from the rest. The color of the Pezza Galitta is intense, and you find typical features of rosés from Puglia – sapidity, minerality, freshness, and bright red fruit. There is a fresh bouquet of bright fruit, floral, and spice on the nose. The wine has complexity and concentration. This is a rich and bold wine that calls for food. A perfect wine to be enjoyed with lunch or dinner.
Domaine La Manarine Cotes du Rhone Rosé 2019 (Retail $18) – Rhone Valley, France
Pretty in pink, Domaine La Manarine Rosé is predominantly Grenache made in southern Rhone. it offers up lovely notes of freshly cut watermelon, wild strawberries, and violets and finishes with a hint of peppery spice.
Domaine De La Bastide Cote du Rhone Rosé (Retail $15) – Rhone Valley, France
Bursting with watermelon, this classic Rhône rosé will have you dreaming of summer orchards and fat, ripe, fresh off-the-tree fruit. Refreshing acidity plays well against the floral, berry palate. Great for summer salads with herbs, poached chicken, and light cheeses.
Cune CVNE Rioja Rosado 2019 (Retail $16) – Rioja, Spain
Attractive pale pink with salmon reflections glistens in the glass. Elegant aromatic complexity with hints of stone fruit such as peach and apricot, intertwined with floral notes and red fruit bottoms. It is a delicate wine that can be drunk at any time with or without accompaniment. If we want to pair it we can do it with all kinds of fish, salads and fine pasta.
Donna Viola Tramonto Rosato Bombino Nero 2019 – Puglia, Italy
Enjoy a colorful sunset with this bottle of rosé. A very beautiful label is displayed on the bottle, one that is unique and artistic. The name of the wine is Tramonto, which means sunset. The label represents the sunset with its warm colors. Inside the bottle, this rosé has a delicate coral color. On the nose. the wine shows aromas of rose, lavender, raspberries, and cherries. The palate is fresh with notable salinity and good persistence. This is a full-bodied wine yet easy to drink.
Bertani Bertarose Rosé 2020 (Retail $27) – Veneto, Italy
Light and refreshing, the Bertarose rosé is perfect for a Sunday brunch on the patio. Fresh aromas of pomegranate and redcurrants with notes of white flowers. Decisive on the palate, there is good body and good balance between acidity and tanginess. Excellent length. Perfect as an aperitif, it also goes well with salads, delicate-flavored pasta dishes and white meat.
Lenz Firefly Rosé 2019 (Retail $20) – New York, USA
A full and bright rosé, Lenz Firefly is a unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Gewurztraminer. It is bright and crisp with delicious notes of fresh strawberry, tangy cherry and tropical fruit.