What is Rosé?

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Rosé wine is, quite simply, a wine that only has a splash of red colour, and appears to be pink.

Rosé wines are versatile. They can be made from different methods, giving them different colours ranging from orange to vibrant pink. The style of Rosé also varies: it can be sweet or dry, still or sparkling.

Rosé wines made in Provence and California are especially popular. Provence rosés are known for their dry, fruity style and paler colours, whereas Californian Rosés have a reputation for being sweeter and more concentrated.

Rosé is often associated with romance, not only because it’s pink, but also because of its floral aromas and red berry-like palate. Its taste is between red and white wines, and is considered by some to be lighter and easier to drink.

Rose is best served chilled, so if you’re drinking outside, put it in an ice bucket, with ice and water to keep it cool.

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