About Portuguese Rose

About Portuguese Rose
The most famous rosé wines are Vinho Verde, produced from the far northern region of the Minho province. Made from Espadeiro and Padeiro grapes, these are light wines with flavors of cranberry, apple and strawberry, range from off-dry to medium swwet and are meant to be enjoyed within one or two years, either sipped on their own or with light salads.

Top Picks for Portuguese Rose

Mateus 2021 Dry Rose Portugal
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry sesame cookie, yeasty soda bread with raisins, and raspberry lemonade with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, relaxed finish that presents nuances of watermelon, kiwi, and acai with fine, crunchy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A crisp and satisfying rose with an easy-going attitude.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Mateus 2020 Dry Rosé Portugal
85 points
$12
Silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon candies and granny smith apple with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, breezy finish with accents of white cherries and cranberries with papery tannins and no oak flavor. A subtle and quaffable Rosé for hot days.
Mateus 2019 Dry Rosé Portugal
85 points
$12
Pink coral color. Aromas of strawberry preserve and watermelon with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, medium-length hints of celery and orange zest finish with no oak flavor. A crisp, light and cheery Rosé that refreshes.