The weathermen are forecasting a hot summer so we are back with our top rosés for summer 2019. Because, is there any wine more evocative of summertime? The sight of a bottle glistening pale pink and beaded with condensation transports us all to evenings under the plane trees with a view on the sparkling blue Mediterranean. So, put your feet up to the blue sky and pour yourself a glass of liquid sunshine. Discover our selection of pretty, pink and, most importantly, delicious rosés.
2017 Marigny-Neuf (BIO)Val de Loire0.75l RoséBio€7.34 €6.07A rosé made from 60% Gamay, 20% Cabernet and 20% Pinot Noir grapes, grown in Vienne between the Loire Valley and Poitiers. This is an organic wine, produced with great care including two days cold maceration followed by five months ageing on the fermentation lees to add roundness and complexity to the wine. A fun loving wine with notes of guava, red currant and cherry with a creamy texture, this rosé loves being paired with salads, pizza and sunny aperitifs accompanied by big smiles and giggles. Serve chilled and enjoy now or for the next two years.
Epicure Rosé Ventoux0.75l RoséBio€8.70 €7.19This year, Luc Guénard did not make any Épicure red wine because of the frost. However all his Grenache grapes were put into this delicious, savoury rosé. Made with the usuasl care: direct pressing, aging on the lees and bottled after a few months spent in concrete vats and one barrel, this organic rosé is a pleasure for those who love rosé wines to accompany summer meals.
Tavel0.75l RoséNewBio€13.10 €10.83A 12th century abbey is where this very attractive Tavel is made - a wine with lots of personality and richness. Produced from eight different grape varieties including white and red grenache, clairette and carignan, here is a very savoury rosé with a full taste of cherries, peaches and spices. This is a rosé to enjoy at the table with Mediterranean cuisine – shellfish, exotic or spicy food and fish.