Category: * Rosé

Jack Simon Vineyards Grenache Rosado 2018 San Diego County, California

Light salmon in color with a peachy hue.

On the nose, raspberries, strawberries, limes, grapefruits, minerals and sea salt.

Light to medium in body with medium plus acidity.

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

Nice length on the finish with limes and bitter almonds.

This is a nice Rosé from San Diego County in California. This is a new region for me. Never had wines from here.

This Single Vineyard Rosé is good by itself and better with food. A nice summer wine. Crisp and refreshing with nice balance.

Feels more like a French Rosé, rather than a new world one. A good quality wine.

I paired it with Brie cheese and roasted almonds.

Made with 100% Grenache grapes.

12.6% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$26.

Queen of Spain Bobal Rosé 2018, Spain

Pale salmon in color.

Strong nose of of citrus, grapefruits, green apples, almonds, wild flowers, and white pepper.

Light to medium in body with medium plus acidity, crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, light raspberries, spices, light peaches, green apples and black pepper.

Nice length on the finish with spices and almonds.

This is a very enjoyable Rosé from Spain. Showing mild complexity with a refreshing mouthfeel.

A good party wine and good for the pool. Good by itself or with food. I paired it with a creamy English Cheddar cheese.

I had it with my favorite Rosé Glass, Le Deux glass.

Made with organic grapes.

13% alcohol by volume.

87 points.

Tank Garage Winery Stars Like Ours California Rosé 2018, California

Light salmon in color with very light intensity.

Nose of raspberries, citrus, green apples, grapefruits, light vegetables, honeydew, lemons and minerals.

Light to medium in body with bright acidity.

Dry on the palate with lemons, citrus, limes, green apples, herbs, apricot, spices and white pepper.

Short finish with almonds and limes.

This is a nice Rosé from California.
Showing an enjoyable mouthfeel, feels clean and slick.

A good pool wine and good for parties.

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

A blend of 65% Mourvedre, 16% Grenache, 12% Carignan, 5% Cinsault and 2% Vermentino.

12% alcohol by volume.

87 points.

$22.

Robert Hall Winery Rosé de Robles 2018 Paso Robles, California

Pale salmon in color with a peach hue.

Pretty nose of strawberries, raspberries, red flowers, grapefruits, green apples, citrus, lemons, bananas, kiwi, pineapples and light vegetables.

Medium bodied with medium acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with cherries, strawberries, limes, grapefruits, bitter herbs, minerals and white pepper.

Spicy finish with bitter almonds and spices.

This is a nice Rosé from Paso Robles. Easy drinking, crisp and refreshing.

Good for parties, or to sip on by the pool.

Good with food, too. I paired it with Brie cheese and crackers.

A blend of 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah.

13% alcohol by volume.

86 points.

$18.

The Grenachista Grenache Rosé Sonoma valley 2018, California

Pale salmon in color with a peach tint.

Fruity nose with strawberries, raspberries, light cherries, citrus, spices, red grapefruits and green apples.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity, crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with strawberries, raspberries, lemon juice, citrus, grass, green apples, grapefruits, bitter herbs and spices.

Nice length on the finish with bitter almonds and spices.

This is a refreshing Rosé from Sonoma valley. Nicely balanced with mild complexity. Good by itself or with food. A good wine to have by the pool.

Better when very chilled.

I paired it with cheeses olives and crackers.

13.2% alcohol by volume.

88 points.

$24.

Prohibido Wines California Rosé 2017, California

Happy Rosé day everyone. Here’s my Rosé for today.

Peachy /pink in color with a light salmon hue.

Strong fruity nose of strawberries, raspberries, citrus, grapefruits, green apples and minerals.

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

Dry on the palate with citrus, lemons, green apples, grapefruits, herbs, spices and white pepper.

Medium length on the finish with tangy raspberries.

This is a nice Rosé from California. Well-balanced and engaging. I also liked that it is not bitter on the ending.

A good party wine and great for the pool. Needs to be properly chilled.

Good by itself or with food. I paired it with a cheese plate and crackers.

Made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

14.2% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$15.

Stringer Cellars Babbling Brook Santa Barbara County Rosé of Pinot Noir 2018, California

A very pretty pale salmon in color.

Strong nose of citrus, strawberries, cherries, light red candy, minerals, and spices.

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

Dry on the palate with lemons, green apples, strawberries, grapefruits, bitter herbs, spices and white pepper.

Medium finish with bitter almonds.

This is a nice Rosé from Santa Barbara County in California. Crisp, refreshing and enjoyable by itself or with food. A good pool wine. I really liked the nose here.

Drinking nicely now, and better when fresh, so drink up.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$19.