Category: * Rosé

Hawk and Horse Vineyards Sparkling Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 , Lake County, California

Light salmon in color.

On the nose black currants, raspberries, spices, citrus, green apples, minerals, herbs and earth.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and small bubbles.

Dry on the palate with raspberries, strawberries, cherries, spices, earth, peppercorn, green apples and light grapefruits.

Nice length on the finish with spices and limes.

This is a delicious sparkling Rosé from Lake County in California.

Nicely balanced with nice complexity. Spicy and entertaining. Not bitter nor tart. Just right.

Will continue to age nicely in the next 5 to 7 years.

I really enjoy these Cabernet Sauvignon sparkling wines.

Good by itself or with food. Easy drinking and good for parties. I paired it with a pulled chicken salad and a gorgeous view.

12.4% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$60.

Stoller Family Estate Chemistry Pinot Noir Rosé Bubbles Non Vintage, Willamette Valley, Oregon



A pretty color of salmon with a peachy hue.

On the nose citrus, limes, raspberries, earth and minerals.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and medium sized bubbles. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with lemons, strawberries, raspberries, citrus, green apples, grapefruits, herbs, earth and spices.

Tangy finish with limes.

This is a nice and easy drinking sparking wine from Oregon. Nicely balanced and refreshing. Tangy and interesting.

Feels fresh and enjoyable by itself and with food. I paired it with light appetizers.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$28.

Patent Wines Oak Knoll Rosé 2021 Napa Valley, California

Neon pink in color.

Strong fruity nose of roses, candid cherries, wildflowers, sweet strawberries, citrus, melons and lemons.

Medium bodied and refreshing, with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate lemons, citrus, cherries, apples, raspberries, pears light spices, light vegetables and white pepper.

Long finish with tangy raspberries.

This is a delicious Rosé from Napa Valley.

Showing mild complexity with a nice mouthfeel. Nicely balanced and easy drinking.

This Single Vineyard is tangy, fresh and rich. Alcohol is nicely integrated.

A great pool wine and good for parties too.

Very tasty, and good by itself or with food. Paired wonderfully with sushi.

Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were hand harvested. A tiny production of only 70 cases.

14.2% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$33.

Girasole Vineyards Rosé 2021 Mendocino County, California



Very light salmon in color. Elegant looking.

Fruity nose of roses, citrus, apples, light strawberries, peaches and light candy.

Medium bodied with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with raspberries, cherries, apples, limes, lemons, almonds, citrus and spices.

Tangy finish with limes.

This is a nice and easy drinking Rosé from Mendocino County. Nicely balanced with a touch of RS.

A good everyday wine. Crisp and refreshing.

Good by itself as a sipping wine by the porch or pool.

Organic and vegan.

13% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$15.

In Serrata Wines Inebriante Rosé Tuscany, Italy


A very pretty color of light salmon with an orange hue.

Nose of raspberries, citrus, limes, lemons, light earth and minerals.

Light to medium in body with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with cherries, raspberries, spices, limes, light earth, green apples and white pepper.

Nice finish with limes and herbs.

This is a nice surprise. This Sangiovese Rosé from Tuscany is drinking very nicely. Refreshing, crisp and better when properly chilled.

Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel. Good by itself or with food. Easy drinking and good for parties.

Not bitter nor tart, which I liked.

I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses. Really enjoyed it.

13% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$26.

Kukeri Wines Rosé Nouveau 2021, Sonoma Coast, California



Deep salmon in color with an orange hue.

On the nose raspberries, strawberries, limes, earth, bitter herbs and green apples.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with limes, cranberries, sour cherries, earth, bitter vegetables, green apples, black pepper and spices.

Tangy finish with bitter herbs.

This is a nice Rosé from Sonoma Coast in California. A good quality wine, earthy and good with food.

Showing nice complexity with a soft mouthfeel.

Feels like a Rosé from Southern France.

100% Pinot Noir grapes from a Single Vineyard were aged in French oak barrels for 2 months. A tiny production of only 3 barrels.

13.1% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$28.

Mount Bullion Vineyards Casto Oaks Zinfandel Rosé 2020, Sierra Foothills, California

Deep salmon in color.

Fruity nose of raspberries, citrus, apples, metals and light vegetables.

Medium in body and refreshing, with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with strawberries, raspberries, lemons, citrus, green apples, light grapefruits, earth and light vegetables.

Showing mild complexity with a nice finish.

This is a nice Rosé from Sierra Foothills in California. Made with Zinfandel grapes, which is interesting.

Easy drinking and good for parties.

Nice and engaging and a good porch wine to have all by itself.

13% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$17.

Kanpai Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2020, Napa Valley, California


Salmon in color with an orange hue.

On the nose raspberries, citrus, strawberries, limes, green apples and minerals.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, citrus, green apples, light raspberries, bitter herbs, earth and light black pepper.

Medium finish with soft tannins bitter almonds and limes.

This is a crisp Rosé from Napa Valley. Earthier than I expected it to be, actually. Feels like a French Rosé.

Spicy and entertaining with a nice grip, which is interesting.

A nice and easy drinking Rosé for the pool. Will pair nicely with food too.

Made with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$25.

Topel Winery Orsa Rosé of Pinot Noir 2020, Russian River Valley, California

Pale salmon in color.

Light nose of limes, grapefruits, earth, river rocks, raspberries, minerals and spices.

Light to medium in body with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with light strawberries, cranberries, limes, grapefruits, green apples, earth and bitter herbs.

Tangy finish with bitter almonds.

This is a nice and refreshing Rosé from Russian River Valley. Tangy and spicy.

Earthier than I expected, and feels like a Rosé from Southern France.

Easy drinking and good for the pool. Good by itself and better with food.

12.8% alcohol by volume.

88 points.

$22.

The Wine Spies Enigma Rosé of Grenache 2019, Santa Barbara, California


A pretty color of light salmon with a peachy hue.

Fruity and flowery nose of raspberries, limes, green apples, light grapefruits, earth, minerals and white pepper.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with strawberries, citrus, raspberries, green apples, grapefruits, herbs and sea salt.

Tangy finish with spices and limes.

This is a very enjoyable Rosé from Santa Barbara in California. Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel.

Shows nice complexity, and good by itself or with food. Easy drinking and good for parties. A good pool wine too.

A nice summer wine. This is dangerously good as it’s very easy to finish the bottle all by yourself 😃

Tangy and interesting. Not bitter nor tart which I liked. Refreshing when properly chilled.

I had it all by itself by the pool.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$20.