April 2021 - All Rosé

April 2021 - All Rosé
This month's Wine feature is All Rosé Wines

All Rosé Reviews

Kirkland Signature 2020 Rosé Côtes de Provence
92 points
$9
Best Buy
Steely pink color. Fruity aromas and flavors of nectarine, sliced strawberry, cassis jam, and watermelon with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and a silky, refreshing, medium-long finish with suggestions of lavender, thyme, and gravel with no oak flavor. A rock-solid Côtes de Provence Rosé with an elegantly fruity nose and flavors of the French countryside.
92 points $9 Best Buy
Château de Ségriès 2020 Rosé Tavel
92 points
$25
Light light siam color. Aromas and flavors of raspberry and black cherry with a round, lively, dry medium-to-full body and a tingling, nuanced, very long finish with touches of lime zest, pink peppercorns, and strawberry rhubarb relish with no oak flavor. A full flavored, full bodied, serious Rosé.
Charles Thomas 2020  Côtes-Du-Rhone Rosé
91 points
$16
Best Buy
Khaki orange color. Aromas of ripe plum, fresh wild strawberries, and rose hip with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity full body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length shale and dried herbs finish with no oak flavor. A rock solid Côtes-du-Rhone Rosé that hits every note.
91 points $16 Best Buy
South Coast 2020 Grenache Noir Rosé Temecula Valley
91 points
$19
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of ripe strawberry, baked raspberries, sugared rhubarb, hints of peppermint, and orange marmalade with a round, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a sleek, stimulating, long finish with accents of peony blossom and watermelon with no oak flavor. An instantly appealing Rosé with a lengthy and satisfying finish.
Domaine De La Mordorée 2020 Le Reine Des Bois Rosé Tavel
91 points
$44
Medium siam color. Aromas and flavors of blackberry, black cherry, fresh plum, and grapefruit zest with a round, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a sleek, complex, long finish with no oak flavor. A Rosé showing both rich dark fruit flavors and crisp citrus.
Olivier Ravoire 2020 Rosé Côtes-du-Rhone Rosé
90 points
$13
Best Buy
Silvery pink color. Aromas of hints of peach, raspberry, thyme, and gravel with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length lemon spritz finish with no oak flavor. A balanced and delicious Côtes du Rhone Rosé that nails the quaffable summer style.
90 points $13 Best Buy
Manon 2020 Rosé Côtes de Provence
90 points
$15
Best Buy
Steely pink color. Inviting aromas and flavors of sweet strawberry, pickled rhubarb, and compressed watermelon with a satiny, vibrant, dryish light body and a graceful, stimulating, medium-length finish imparting notes of lime, pink peppercorn, and minerals with no oak flavor. A welcoming fruity nose leads to a mineral driven, crisp and refreshing palate in this quintessential Provence Rosé.
90 points $15 Best Buy
Alain Jaume 2020 Bellissime Côtes-Du-Rhone Rosé
90 points
$17
Best Buy
Pale khaki orange color. Fruity aromas of whipped strawberry cream, peach melba, rhubarb tart, and hints of banana with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an even, intriguing, medium-length thyme and lemon verbena finish with no oak flavor. A balanced and pleasing Rosé with big fruity notes followed by an herbaceous finish.
90 points $17 Best Buy
Carter Estate 2020 Private Reserve Rosé South Coast
90 points
$22
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of sweet cherry, ripe watermelon, tarragon, and basil with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, intriguing, medium-length finish with notes of blood orange with no oak flavor. A fresh, round and fruity California Rosé that hits the spot.
Cedar Mountain 2019 Ghielmetti Vineyard Rosé Livermore Valley
90 points
$23
Pale orange salmon color. Elegant aromas and flavors of cassis, sassafras, tonka bean cream, and ripe summer tomato with a round, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a polished, interesting, medium-length finish with notes of rose hips with no oak flavor. A distinctive and juicy Rosé for the table and beyond.
Grgich Hills 2020 Estate Grown Rosé Napa Valley
90 points
$25
Pale khaki orange color. Aromas and flavors of strawberries in cream, ripe sliced peaches, hints of cucumber melon, and raspberry tart with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, nuanced, medium-long finish manifesting shades of tarragon with no oak flavor. A complex, concentrated and lengthy Rosé that sings.
Penns Woods 2020 Rosé Pennsylvania
90 points
$28
Light siam color. Aromas and flavors of fresh strawberry, red cherry, red bell pepper, raspberry, and lilac with a lean, crisp, dry light body and an even, appealing, fast finish conveying suggestions of white cherry, fresh cranberry, and candied watermelon with no oak flavor. A charming Rosé sipper, dry and zippy.
Costeval 2020 Rosé Côtes de Provence
89 points
$14
Best Buy
Steely pink color. Fruity aromas of ripe melon, juicy pear, hints of peach, and tarragon with a velvety, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length mango and hints of raspberry finish with no oak flavor. A fruit-forward, charming Rosé that will be a hit.
89 points $14 Best Buy
Wakefield/Taylors 2020 Rosé Adelaide Hills
89 points
$18
Pale silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of grapefruit zest, white strawberry, and red plum with a supple, tangy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, interesting, brisk finish displaying nuances of watermelon soda and lime zest with no oak flavor. A flavorful Rosé that is reminiscent of Provence.
Alain Jaume 2020 Le Crétacé Rosé Tavel
89 points
$30
Light siam color. Aromas of macerated strawberries, fresh raspberry, blackberry, and raspberry leaf with a silky, lively, dry medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long creme fraiche and cherry relish finish with no oak flavor. A structured Rosé, deep in color and flavor, that is very food friendly.
Jas Des Vignes 2020 Rosé Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
88 points
$9
Best Buy
Steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of almost-ripe raspberry, fresh melon, chalk, and geranium with a supple, crisp, dry light body and a polished, medium-length finish. A simple and satisfying warm-weather Rosé.
88 points $9 Best Buy
Scarlet Of Paris 2020 Rosé France
88 points
$9
Best Buy
Silvery pink color. Aromas of peach blossom, honey, and strawberry cakes with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, refreshing, medium-length ripe strawberry, sage, and sumac finish with no oak flavor. A clean and fruit-forward Rosé with plenty of French attitude.
88 points $9 Best Buy
Voyager Point 2018 Rosé California
88 points
$9
Best Buy
Medium amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of buttered toast, stewed red apples, orange marmalade, rose petal, ginger, and matchstick with a lean, crisp, dry light body and a warming, brief finish displaying elements of dried strawberries with no oak flavor. A bright and citrusy Rosé.
88 points $9 Best Buy
Pomerols 2020 HB Chevalier Rosé Languedoc AOP
88 points
$17
Topaz gray color. Aromas and flavors of nectarine, sweet strawberry, and blood orange with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a polished, charming, medium-length finish with no oak flavor. A juicy and attractive French Rosé for all-summer quaffing.
Oak Farm Vineyards 2020 Rosé Lodi
88 points
$20
Pale silvery pink color. Aromas of red flowers, dried strawberries, red cherries, raspberry jelly, and tangerine peel with a supple, lively, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length dried strawberries, quince jam, raisin toast, flint, delicate spice, persimmon, and blood orange finish with no oak flavor. An inviting and bright Rosé for savory food pairings.
Domaine De La Mordorée 2020 La Dame Rousse Rosé Tavel
88 points
$35
Light orange amber color. Aromas and flavors of clementine peel, fresh raspberry, violets, and sweet paprika with a supple, lively, dry light body and a tingling, refreshing, long finish manifesting shades of fresh thyme and red kiwi with no oak flavor. A versatile, dry, fruit-forward, and crisp Rosé for both summer days and long lunches.
Cupcake LightHearted 2019 Rosé California
87 points
$9
Best Buy
Amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of wild raspberries, blood orange juice, and agave nectar with a supple, tangy, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-long finish evoking suggestions of grilled yellow plum, candied watermelon, cassis liqueur, and oolong tea with no oak flavor. A flavorful and crisp dry Rosé with a satisfying finish.
87 points $9 Best Buy
Perle de Valensole 2020 Rosé Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
87 points
$9
Best Buy
Steely pink color. Green aromas and flavors of pink grapefruit, bell pepper relish, and soursop with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and an even, compelling, medium-length finish with notes of kiwi, fresh dill, and parsley with no oak flavor. A somewhat green and herbaceous Rosé that will pair well with warm-weather dinners.
87 points $9 Best Buy
Rhone to the Bone 2020 Rosé Côtes-du-Rhone Rosé
87 points
$13
Best Buy
Silvery pink color. Aromas of dried raspberries and cherry, blood orange, graphite, and pink peppercorns with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and an even, medium-length sage, hints of lavender, and lemon balm finish with no oak flavor. A satisfyingly dry Rosé with notes of the French countryside.
87 points $13 Best Buy
Biltmore Estate 2019 Dry Rosé American
87 points
$17
Pale orange salmon color. Sweet aromas and flavors of strawberry sorbet, honeysuckle, peach, and honey cake with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a seamless, medium-length finish with no oak flavor. A steely, floral Rosé for warm weather quaffing.
Billsboro 2020 Sawmill Creek Vineyards Dry Rosé Finger Lakes
87 points
$20
Coral orange color. Aromas of rhubarb preserves, ripe orange, and flint with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length underripe apricot, white strawberry, and thyme finish with no oak flavor. A crisp, fruity, and nuanced Rosé that shows off the Finger Lakes.
Taylor Made 2020 Rosé Adelaide Hills
87 points
$22
Pale steely pink color. Aromas of watermelon water, white strawberry, and red cherry with a supple, racy, dry light body and a tingling, agreeable pink lemonade finish with no oak flavor. A bone-dry, zippy Rosé that captures the essence of summer.
Cupcake 2019 Rosé California
86 points
$11
Best Buy
Medium pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of black cherry, mandarin peel, persimmon, crushed rocks, and Thai rose with a lean, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, crisp finish with no oak flavor. A structured Rosé with nuanced citrus and dark fruit notes.
86 points $11 Best Buy
Vin De Lune 2021 Rosé Cahors
86 points
$12
Best Buy
Ruby garnet color. Aromas and flavors of cherry thumbprint cookies, floral corsage, and lip balm with a supple, bright, dry light body and a smooth, brisk finish displaying accents of hibiscus tea with no oak flavor. A sharp and fruity Rosé to serve with a good chill; also try as a vividly hued Sangria base.
86 points $12 Best Buy
Gooseneck Vineyards 2020 Rosé France
86 points
$16
Light pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of black cherry, raspberry, lime zest, and fresh rhubarb with a lean, soft, dry light body and a tingling, easy finish with no oak flavor. A crisp, dry, and very Provence style Rosé for summer quaffing.
Real Nice Winemakers 2020 Shallow Seas Rosé Willamette Valley
86 points
$18
Steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of cider apples, watermelon, pear yogurt, and honey with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a sleek, medium-length finish with no oak flavor. A fruity and cheerful Willamette Rosé with big heirloom apple notes.
Domaine De La Mordorée 2020 La Dame Rousse Côtes-Du-Rhone Rosé
86 points
$23
Bright pink coral color. Aromas of raspberry sorbet, red peppercorns, and ripe watermelon with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and a warming, charming, medium-length sage finish with no oak flavor. A crisp and piquant Côtes-du-Rhone Rosé with great food affinity.
Domaine Jean Reverdy 2020 Les Villots Sancerre
86 points
$31
Topaz color. Aromas of blood orange, dressed cucumbers, and kumquat with a satiny, lively, dry light-to-medium body and an even, medium-length diced bell pepper and jicama finish with no oak flavor. A dry, savory Rosé for the table.
Gancia 2019 Extra Dry Rosé Prosecco DOC
85 points
$12
Pale pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry icing, toasted crumpet, and marjoram with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, relaxed finish evoking nuances of lemon sorbet with no oak flavor. A light and breezy pink Prosecco Rosé with hints of strawberries and citrus.
Rubus 2020 Vin-Gris Rosé Corbières
85 points
$16
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of cranberry relish, rose petal, pineapple, and bread crusts with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a silky, swift finish with notes of watermelon rind and white strawberry with no oak flavor. A light and somewhat tropical French Rosé for easy summer quaffing.
Alexander Valley Vineyards 2020 Dry Rosé Sangiovese
85 points
$18
Pink coral color. Aromas of ripe plums, forest berries, strawberry shortcake, and banana candies with a supple, bright, petillant, dryish light body and a tingling, medium-length rhubarb finish with no oak flavor. A fruit-forward, highly drinkable Rosé.
Barefoot Spritzer NV Rosé California
84 points
$6.99
Steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of candied cherry, rhubarb, and raspberry with a silky, lively, fizzy, moderately sweet light body and a sleek, brisk finish displaying shades of cherry-vanilla, red plum, red licorice, and cranberry with no oak flavor. Sweet cherries are balanced by bright acidity and refreshing bubbles in this fun spritzer.
84 points $6.99
It’s A Headsnapper NV Rosé California
84 points
$9
Light coral orange color. Aromas of smoked lemons, grilled nectarine, and sun baked stone with a supple, crisp, dry light body and a polished, brisk red cherry, and rice vinegar finish with no oak flavor. A smoky Rosé made for BBQs.
Off The Hook NV Rosé Spain
84 points
$9
Silvery amber color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon syrup, dried apricot, and dried rhubarb with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and an effortless, carefree finish revealing notes of spritz of sour orange with no oak flavor. A supple and crisp Rosé quaffer.
Cloud Break 2020 Rosé California
84 points
$9.99
Pale orange salmon color. Earthy aromas of melted wax, mossy tree trunk, hint of Spic and Span, and match stick with a soft, shy, dryish light-to-medium body and a brisk melon rind, apple bobbing water, and cherry pit finish with no oak flavor. A curious Rosé to try in spritzers and cocktails.
84 points $9.99
Day Owl 2020 Rosé California
84 points
$14.99
Steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry spread on toast, roasted nuts, tree bark, and chalk eraser with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a polished, compelling, relaxed finish revealing notes of berry and herb compote with fruit tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A earth, sturdy Rosé for the table.
84 points $14.99
Chloe 2019 Rosé Central Coast
84 points
$16
Medium pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of dried strawberry, blood orange, grilled plum, spicy dill, and flint with a silky, lively, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, carefree finish with notes of baked cherries, watermelon, radish, and black peppercorn with no oak flavor. A flavorful Rosé for outdoor grilling.
Portlandia 2020 Rosé Willamette Valley
84 points
$16
Medium pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of strawberries, black plum, cantaloupe, and allium with a lean, crisp, petillant, dry light body and a seamless, odd, breezy finish with nuances of Sichuan peppercorns, sliced nectarine, cranberry bog, and strawberry shrub with fine tannins. A smoky and bright Rosé for picnic lunches.
Highway 12 2019 Rosé North Coast
84 points
$20
Pale orange salmon color. Aromas of dulce de leche, blistered berries, coconut yogurt, hints of cinnamon pastry, and roasted agave with a round, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a quick roasted sweet potato finish with light oak flavor. A smooth and caramel-inflected Rosé with an almost oaky character.
Domaine De La Mordorée 2020 La Remise De Mordorée France
84 points
$21
Bright coral orange color. Aromas and flavors of underripe cherry, raspberry leaf and ripe tomato with a slightly chewy, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk finish with notes of persimmon and tea with no oak flavor. A table-tuned and chewy Rosé for robust pairings.
Penns Woods NV  Rose Moscato
84 points
$25
Medium pink coral color. Aromas of pink grapefruit and raspberry blossom with a supple, racy, petillant, off-dry light body and a polished, brisk rose petal finish with no oak flavor. A bright and citrusy Rosé Moscato for summer sipping.
Narmada Winery 2020 Gulabi Rosé Virginia
84 points
$27
Reddish orange color. Aromas of apple cake, black pepper, and struck match with a soft, crisp, bone-dry light body and a smooth, brisk tart young apple and lemon spritz finish with no oak flavor. A crisp Rosé quaffer to serve with a good chill.
Fiftyrow 2020 Rodriguez Vineyard Rosé Suisun Valley
84 points
$28
Bright pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon cooler and struck match with a satiny, prickly, dryish light body and a tingling, rapid finish evoking notes of lime vinaigrette and citronella with no oak flavor. A simple, watermelon-y Rosé to serve with a good chill.
Barefoot NV Rosé California
83 points
$6.99
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of white strawberry, ruby red grapefruit, and rose petals with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet light body and an even, short finish evoking notes of cotton candy with no oak flavor. An off-dry Rosé that will satisfy on hot summer days.
83 points $6.99
AvinoDos 2019  Napa Valley
83 points
$22
Amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of fallen berries, green apple, white strawberry, sage, and struck match with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a sleek, relaxed finish with notes of tart berry compote with no oak flavor. A funky Rosé quaffer to serve with a good chill.
Wildwood Oak Winery 2019 Kelsi Creek 8.0 Rosé Grenache
82 points
$33
Coral orange color. Interesting aromas of concord grape jam, overripe strawberries, pancake syrup, and ginseng with a satiny, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a sleek, somewhat odd, brisk hints of strawberry finish with no oak flavor. A funky Rosé to serve with a good chill.
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