National Rosé Day is right around the corner and with it comes the beginning of summer and the start of rosé all day season.
Rosés are perfect for pairing with summer beach trips, brunches and parties — not only are they refreshingly crisp, dry and delicious with fresh fruit and floral flavors, but they’re gorgeous and Instagram-worthy, too! Check out a lineup of lovely pink wines that will keep everyone refreshed all summer long.
From the iconic Whispering Angel, Chandon’s Limited Edition American Summer bottle, and the second and newest 2016 vintage of Drew Barrymore’s Barrymore Rosé – these rosés will cover all your summer needs!
Additionally, Smoke Tree or Cape Mentelle Rosé, Frosé cocktails at the Boca Raton Resort or choose from Martha Stewart’s curated list of wines!
Smoke Tree Rosé 2016 (SRP: 21.99)
This blend of primarily Grenache and Zinfandel with smaller percentages of Carignan, Tempranillo, and Mouvedre offers aromas of white cherry, white peach, and yellow nectarine. The palate is vibrant with flavors of crabapple, quince, and crisp nectarine. The finish is dry and refreshing. Pairs well with sushi, summer salads, or even fried chicken.
Cape Mentelle Rosé 2016 (SRP: $18.99)
This blend of Grenache and Shiraz offers notes of bright strawberry and cream and cranberry fruit with complex rose water, candied melon, and lemon basil. The attack is fresh and reminiscent of the crunch of pomegranates and cranberries while the mid palate is creamy with notes of ripe watermelon and pink grapefruit zest. Ripe citrusy acidity drives the palate to a long vinous finish that lets the saline minerality of the terroir shine through.
Martha Stewart Wine Co.
Martha Stewart recently launched her latest venture, Martha Stewart Wine Co., an online wine shop featuring a carefully curated collection of wines, including Martha’s favorite blends from around the world. Her collection includes a variety of rosés from Italy and France that are perfectly refreshing for summer and arrive right to your doorstep!
Frozé Cocktails at Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
A favorite summertime offering at the iconic pink resort, Boca Resort Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, mixes up frozé cocktails for members and guests lounging by one of the resort’s seven pools. The frozé, made with Meiomi Rosé, is served during select dates across property. Additionally, members and guests can enjoy to rosé by the glass from Chateau d’Esclans Rock Angel at the resort’s bars and restaurants.
Nestled in a Mediterranean-inspired historic village and just a few steps from the stunning South Florida coastline, Boca Raton Resort & Club offers an ideal getaway where members and guests can enjoy the resort’s summer activities paired with vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Along with private concierge services to cater to members’ and guests’ every need, the resort provides an array of exciting activities for those of all ages year-round, including world-class golf and tennis, exclusive marina access and boating, private beach access, Quest Club, Surf School including the FlowRider wave simulator, and the new Flyboard experience. Additionally, members and guests have the option to dine at one of the resort’s 15 award-winning restaurants or unwind with the ultimate spa experience at Waldorf Astoria Spa, which offers a wide selection of services, including wraps, facials and massages.
Barrymore by Carmel Road Rosé of Pinot Noir 2016 (SRP: $17.99)
On the palate, the wine is delicate with floral and light citrus aromas. Flavors of fresh red fruits, along with notes of peach and apricot intertwine with bright, mouthwatering acidity, leading to a crisp and vibrant finish. The easy drinking rosé pairs great with burgers, sushi and spicy dishes.
Chateau d’Esclans Rosé
Château d’Esclans is a prestigious estate and winery from Provence, France producing some of the world’s leading rosé wines. The portfolio includes four premium rosés with an array of depth and flavor. In 2016, Château d’Esclans celebrated its 10th anniversary last year under the leadership of Sacha Lichine, who has elevated these wines to the respected, prestigious level he envisioned for Provence rosé, helping to initiate a massive rosé export boom.
· Whispering Angel 2016 (SRP $22)
· Rock Angel 2015 (SRP: $35)
Marqués de Riscal Rosado 2015 (SRP: $9.99)
Bright, lively raspberry-pink color, intense raspberry and strawberry fruit nose and some hints of flower blossom. Fresh, balanced, glyceric mouth-feel and a finish packed with pleasant, crisp, sharp fruit sensations.
Santa Cristina 2016 Cipresseto Rosato Toscana IGT (SRP: $14)
Rosés are all the rage this season, and the Cipresseto Rosato is sure to please every palate. This beautifully blush wine reveals fresh aromas and flavors of peaches and white flowers. Pair this refreshing wine with fresh salads. Try this authentic Tuscan recipe for Panzanella Salad.
Chandon American Summer Rosé (SRP: $24.00)
Grab your #ChandonSquad and celebrate National Rosé Day with Chandon’s 2017 Limited Edition American Summer. This festive bubbly bottle’s pink and red stripes mimic ocean waves to celebrate the summer season. Perfect for chic sipping, the rosé is filled with aromas of ripe strawberry, juicy watermelon, and fresh red cherry fruit interwoven with flavors of apple, pear and stone fruit. On the palate, the wine is creamy and seductive, with defined structure from the addition of still Pinot Noir at triage.
Brut Rosé (SRP: $53)
Salmon pink in color, this Rosé champagne displays red fruit aromas on the nose with intense developing notes of blueberry, black currant, and raspberry, a delicate mousse and fruity finish on the palate that is the perfect alternative to still Rosé this season.