Getting Rose Wine Pairing Right

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byCem/ 30 Jun 2021

Getting Rose Wine Pairing Right

If you are a partaker of rose wine, you don’t need an introduction to its lovely pink colour or fruity taste with flowery notes. If you are yet to sample it, you will like it if you like a taste that is lighter than that of red wine and incorporates flowery notes. Almost every wine bar in Dublin stocks various brands of rose wine.

What Are The Best Brands of Rose Wine?

Also known as summer water, this blush-coloured wine is the staple drink for the season. There are different brands of it and some are better than others. Summer Water Societé from the U.S and Chateau d’Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé from France are some of the most popular brands. Calafuria made from hand-picked Negroamaro grapes grown in Puglia, Italy is another firm favourite.

For special occasions, Moët & Chandon’s Imperial Champagne is a rose wine that has a rich, sophisticated taste that will be appreciated. Hampton Water Rose, Sonoma-Cutrer Rosé of Pinot Noir and Miraval Provence Rosé that is made from Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s vineyard in Miraval estate, France are other high-quality brands. Spain’s Segura Viudas Cava Brut Rose, Chateau Ste. Michelle Le Rose 2020 and Wolffer Estate Summer In A Bottle Rosé from the U.S, Clos Cibonne Rose Tradition and Yes Way Rosé from France are also top contenders for best rose wine brands.

What Does Rose Wine Go With?

Having found the best brands, you want to get rose wine pairing right. Its light texture makes it ideal for pairing with appetizers and desserts rather than main meals, especially those that have meat. It goes well with cheeses and cured meats. It is also ideal for serving with fruit and vegetable salads as well as sweet desserts like cake.