It's no secret that I LOVE ROSÉ! So obviously I have to celebrate national rosé day which is celebrated the second Saturday in June (Today!). Rosé is such an easy to drink versatile wine, I love it year round but especially in the summer. It pairs so well with summer fruits, fresh salads, seafood and bbq. I wanted to share a few of my favorite rosés at different price points.
Some rosé fun facts:
Rosé is one of the oldest types of wine. It dates back to 600 B.C.
Rosé ranges from light blush to deep pink-- all depending on how long the grapes were left to soak with their skins after being juiced
The majority of rosé is produced in Provence, France but it can be made all over the world.
The perfect temperature to drink rosé is just around 50 degrees F.
My favorite rosé under $10
Name: Moonlight & Roses
So I'll confess-- I initially picked up Moonlight Roses because I thought the bottle was pretty! But is has since become one of my go-tos every time I make a run to Trader Joe's. It has floral and citrus notes but is very soft and tame, definitely a great rosé for under $10.
My favorite rosé under $20
Name: Summer Water Rosé
One of my favorite things about my Winc subscription is that it ensures I always have a few bottles of Summer Water Rosé on hand. This one is more fruit forward than floral with strawberry and grapefruit notes and a crisp finish. It's tasty, easy to drink and approachable for all palettes.
My (other) favorite rosé under $20
Name: Cote des Roses Rosé
Since the Under $20 is a popular price bracket I wanted to share my other favorite rosé at this price point. My friend Kaitlyn owns Board & Graze charcuterie company and knows her stuff when it comes to cheese & wine. She introduced me to this rosé and I immediately fell in love. To me this is the epitome of a rosé-- it is floral heavy with rose notes, a hint of grapefruit and is very fresh and full. Plus the bottle is unique & elegant, it looks so pretty.
My favorite rosé under $100
Name: Veuve Clicquot Rosé Champage
Okay this one might be cheating because it is a rosé champagne hybrid but I had to share one of my favorite splurge-worthy #treatyoself rosés. It has grapefruit and some bittersweet notes accompanied by bubbles. Perfect for celebrating as well as gifting.
Honorable mention-- another rosé under $10
Name: Opaline Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
I recently picked this one up at Trader Joe's when they were out of Moonlight Roses. The sales associate at TJ's sold me on it and it was less than $10 so I figured I'd try it (hello! market research!). I was pleasantly surprised with how much I liked this one. It is dry and bold-- definitely get the pinot, but the bubbles make it light. Since this was a recent buy I can't say it's a go-to just yet, but I will be reaching for it again, can't be the taste for the price & the bottle is so pretty!
So enjoy rosé day & if you try any (or all) of my picks please let me know!