About Off-Dry Rose

About Off-Dry Rose
Off-dry wines are slightly sweet wines that are great for sipping on their own or throughout a meal. They're different from dessert wines in that they contain considerably less residual sugar and have only a softly perceptible sweetness.

Top Picks for Off-Dry Rose

Peller Estates 2020 Family Reserve Rosé Light Niagara Peninsula VQA
89 points
$11
Best Buy
Bright light siam color. Aromas of ripe strawberry, cranberries, plump plum, watermelon, and honey with a round, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length hibiscus tisane finish with no oak flavor. A fruit-forward, joyous rose with just a kiss of sweetness.
89 points $11 Best Buy
Brassfield Estate 2021 Rosé Pinot Noir
88 points
$22
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of dried strawberries in plain Greek yogurt with a silky, bright, dryish medium body and a smooth, agreeable finish that exhibits accents of lemon spritzed melon rind with no oak flavor. A dry, savory, adult rose for Middle Eastern food.
White Horse Winery 2020 Estate Semi-Sweet Rosé Outer Coastal Plain
87 points
$19
Bright siam color. Aromas of ripe watermelon, hints of cocoa butter, and apple candies with a round, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a seamless, charming, breezy cherry cobbler with whipped cream finish with no oak flavor. A fuller-bodied, generous Rose with crowd appeal.
Oso Libre Winery 2021 Rosalinda Rosé Grenache
85 points
$35
Pink color. Aromas of cassis, strawberry, and allspice with a medium body and a medium tamarind, ramps, and apple skin finish. A round, fleshy Rose to stand up to ham.
New Age NV Sweet Wine Mendoza
85 points
$12
Bright reddish orange color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry jelly, lavender, and honey with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish with no oak flavor. A simple, friendly and pleasing bubbly Rosé with a candied personality.
Peller Estates 2020 Family Reserve Rosé Niagara Peninsula VQA
84 points
$10
Amber beige color. Aromas and flavors of green pepper, watermelon rind and hints of strawberry with a supple, soft, off-dry light body and a smooth, swift finish with no oak flavor. A simple rose quaffer.
Shanti 2020  California
83 points
$34
Silvery amber color. Aromas of yeasty pizza dough, hint of roasted berries, mossy earth, and oiled engine with a satiny, bright, dry medium body and a graceful, breezy yellow apple and nougat finish with no oak flavor. A very dry, earthy, somewhat funky rose for the table.
Shanti 2020  Rose
83 points
$34
Silvery amber color. Aromas and flavors of yeasty pizza dough, hint of roasted berries and mossy earth with a satiny, bright, dry medium body and a seamless, breezy finish with accents of yellow apple and nougat with no oak flavor. A very dry, earthy, somewhat funky rose for the table.
Camp Crush NV Pink Wine California
80 points
$15
Amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of roast pineapple and golden apples with a supple, crisp, petillant, fruity light body and a graceful, brisk finish with no oak flavor. A blush-colored quaffer.