We gather some of our favourite rosé wines as the good weather kicks in, ready for weekend garden gatherings and long lazy meals shared outside
Rosé was the hottest drink of the Northern Hemisphere summer this year, and it’s increasingly a Kiwi spring and summer essential. So here’s our pick of the best blushing beauties to enjoy as the temperature rises…
Summer’s Essential Rosés
Jacob’s Creek Le Petit Rosé, RRP$18.99
A fresh and delicate yet intense rosé inspired by the winemaking and lifestyle of Provence, this wine has delicious vibrant flavours of berries, roses and spice.
Montana Reserve Hawke’s Bay Rosé, RRP$16.99
An easy-drinking rosé with flavours of strawberry, red berries and floral hints flowing through to a creamy mouthfeel and light acidity.
Stoneleigh Marlborough Latitude Rosé, RRP$21.99
A beautiful deep ruby rosé with layered complexity that delivers flavours of ripe red berry fruit and strawberries with lingering fruit sweetness.
Church Road Hawke’s Bay Rosé, RRP$19.99
A rich and textured “everyday” rosé with bright raspberry and violet aromas, and red fruit and floral flavours with a touch of spice.
Brancott Estate Flight East Coast Rosé, RRP$15.99
Lighter in alcohol (9% ABV) but full of aroma and flavour, this rosé has a soft, crisp palate of red apple, red berries and spice.
Mumm Rosé, RRP$69.99
Enticing aromas of mixed berries, pink grapefruit and caramelised vanilla deliver warm fruit tastes of strawberry, redcurrant, raspberry and cherry with a soft creamy finish.