May 2022 - All Rosé

May 2022 - All Rosé
This month's Wine feature is All Rosé Wines

All Rosé Reviews

Mercer Estates 2021 Spice Cabinet Vineyard Rosé Grenache
95 points
$15
Best Buy
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of mixed berry salad, pickled melon, dainty dried flowers, and hint of bubblegum with a round, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a graceful, delightful, medium-long finish that shows accents of cherry and watermelon sorbet with no oak flavor. A beautiful, round and juicy, fruit-packed rose that is deliciously pleasing.
95 points $15 Best Buy
Domaine Michel Thomas 2021 Rosé Sancerre
95 points
$32
Pink color. Aromas of strawberry fields, eucalyptus, and fresh ferns with a fat body and a very long watermelon, persimmons, lime zest, and sea salt finish. An energetic, lively Rose with exotic flavors that are sure to tantalize.
Duck Pond 2021 Rosé Oregon
93 points
$14
Best Buy
Silvery pink color. Unusual aromas and flavors of strawberry, red delicious apple, raspberry, and rose petal with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, eccentric, agreeable finish with overtones of strawberries in milk, watermelon, and blood orange. A complex and enjoyable surprise of a rose with zippy acid that makes this a great summer sipper.
93 points $14 Best Buy
Costeval 2021 Rosé Coteaux Daix En Provence
93 points
$15
Best Buy
Brilliant silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of white balsamic drizzled strawberries, vanilla creme, and pencil shavings with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, refreshing, long finish that shows accents of cherry and apple relish with no oak flavor. A delicious, well balanced rose for a beautiful summer afternoon.
93 points $15 Best Buy
Portlandia 2021 Rosé Columbia Valley
93 points
$17
Best Buy
Pale pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of banana gelato and melon balls with a silky, vibrant, fruity medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-long finish with touches of strawberries in vanilla cream with no oak flavor. A sleek, rich and delicious rose that is bursting with fruit and is sure to please.
93 points $17 Best Buy
Château De Ségriès 2021 Rosé Tavel
93 points
$24
Brilliant siam color. Attractive aromas and flavors of cherry-rhubarb tart and pomegranate chutney on raisin toast with a silky, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, elegant, very long finish imparting overtones of strawberry shortbread, candied orange, and hint of rye cracker with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A brilliant, juicy and toothsome rose that delivers pleasure at every opportunity; try in a spritzer too.
Vezer Family Vineyard 2021 Blue Victorian Suisun Valley
93 points
$42
Reddish amber color. Attractive aromas of dried strawberries and cherries and raspberry blossoms with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a sleek, delightful, medium-long green apple and blood orange relish, spiced watermelon, and minerals finish with crunchy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A nicely layered, vibrant and elegant rose that is like Spring in a glass.
Penns Woods 2021 Rose Pennsylvania
92 points
$28
Pink color. Aroma of ramps with a dry full body and a long watermelon, fresh ramps, and oyster shell finish with no oak flavor. A dry Provençal style rose to pair with both good times and great friends.
Kirkland Signature 2021 Sparkling Rosé Prosecco DOC
90 points
$6
Best Buy
Pink color. Aromas of strawberry and rose hips with a medium-full body and a medium-long dark cherry and crystalline strawberry finish with no oak flavor. A Prosecco with dark fruits that is very refreshing and lively.
90 points $6 Best Buy
Levendi 2021 Nicoletta Rose Pinot Noir
90 points
$24
Dark pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry blossoms and cherry tart with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, interesting, long finish displaying notes of banana, melon, and kiwi with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A delicious, expressive Napa rose that provides supple and ample pleasure from start to finish in a ripe Provence style.
Perle De Valensole 2021 Rosé Alpes-De-Haute-Provence
89 points
$9
Best Buy
Pink color. Aromas of persimmons and herbs du provence with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long watermelon, thai basil, and sorrel finish. A classic Provence rose to drink with all the things.
89 points $9 Best Buy
Baron Ermengaud 2021 Rosé Faugeres
89 points
$24
Pale silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of fresh peanut butter on apple slices with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long finish displaying impressions of strawberry and lime spritzed melon with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A bright, crystalline rose with an intriguing nutty dimension; will be fun to pair with.
Domaine Corne-Loup 2021 Rosé Tavel
89 points
$24
Ruby color. Aromas of watermelon and strawberry Hubba Bubba with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long cassis, persimmons, and strawberry leaf finish. A complex rose with well balanced fruit and savory notes.
Stolen Season 2020 Rosé California
88 points
$5
Best Buy
Brilliant steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of fresh strawberry shortcake and cherry blossoms with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, compelling, medium-length finish evoking shades of watermelon balls and pickled nectarine with no oak flavor. A very nice, dry-yet-fruity, savory rose that entices you for another sip.
88 points $5 Best Buy
Jardin Des Nautes 2021 Rosé Luberon
88 points
$10
Best Buy
Pink color. Aromas of watermelon and bubble tea with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long strawberry, lime leaf, and tarragon finish. An everyday Rose for beaches and picnics.
88 points $10 Best Buy
Chantrose 2021 Rosé Côtes De Provence
88 points
$16
Coral orange color. Aroma of strawberry-watermelon with a soft, medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long strawberry, thyme, and sea salt finish. A good all purpose, all people rose.
Hay Shed Hill 2021 Pitchfork Pink Rosé Margaret River
88 points
$19
Brilliant light pink coral color. Attractive aromas and flavors of fresh strawberry shortcake, cherry meringue, and dried berries and figs with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, complex, medium-long finish with notes of melon with white balsamic, spiced nuts, and hint of pink pepper with fine, fruit tannins. A rock solid dry rose that drinks like its from Provence and will be quite versatile.
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.
Taylor Made 2021 Rosé Pinot Noir
88 points
$22
Pale pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry patch, brazil nut, and sour cream frosted pastry with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a medium-to-long finish with notes of strawberry-cherry preserve, cranberry and lemon relish, and pickled watermelon rind. A crisp and quenching rose for everyday enjoyment.
Terrasses De Fontanieu 2021 Rosé Bandol
88 points
$22
Pink color. Aroma of fruit leather with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long tamarind, watermelon, and thyme finish. A medium bodied, complex rose with layers of savory fruit notes.
Wakefield/Taylors 2021 Rosé Pinot Noir
87 points
$18
Dark silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry shortcake, cashew nougat, and white pepper with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-long finish that shows overtones of tropical citrus and hint of vanilla cream. A charming and satisfying rose with fine flavor and balance.
Oak Farm Vineyards 2021 Rose Lodi
87 points
$20
Brilliant silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of grilled strawberries, clay pot, and wet flax and linen with a supple, lively, dryish medium body and a smooth, stimulating, medium-long finish that exhibits notes of white strawberry, balsamic drizzled melon, and pickled cherries with no oak flavor. A rich, savory rose that will be nice on its own or with a tuna poke bowl.
Grgich Hills 2021 Estate Grown Rose Napa Valley
87 points
$28
Coral orange color. Aromas of tart cherry and strawberry with a dry medium body and a medium persimmons, kaffir lime, currents, and sesame oil finish. A lush, fuller bodied rose for duck, salmon and turkey.
Sugarloaf Wine Co. 2021 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir
87 points
$30
Brilliant salmon orange color. Aromas and flavors of cherry sourdough muffin and praline in yogurt with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, breezy finish with notes of spicy cherry compote and honeyed melon rind. A pleasant, easy-drinking rose for patios and picnics.
Winemakers Selection 2020 Rosé California
86 points
$5
Best Buy
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry pie with graham cracker crust with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a graceful, charming, medium-length finish manifesting nuances of melon rind. A simple but very solid rose for a hot summer day and beyond.
86 points $5 Best Buy
Jas Des Vignes 2021 Rosé Alpes-De-Haute-Provence
86 points
$9
Best Buy
Topaz color. Aromas of tamarind, floral aromas of lilac, and lemon with a medium body and a medium strawberry, peach, and agua fresca finish. A picnic Rose for uncomplicated days.
86 points $9 Best Buy
Cupcake 2020 Rosé California
86 points
$11
Best Buy
Silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon hard candy, berry crate, and pound cake with a satiny, bright, fruity medium body and a seamless, medium-length finish that exhibits notes of watermelon granita, flower patch, and smoked cream cheese with fine, chewy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A solid, satiny, lightly smoky rose for carefree sipping and cheese trays.
86 points $11 Best Buy
Longevity 2021 Debras Cuvee Rose Pinot Noir
86 points
$16
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberries in a wicker basket and potted flowers with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-long finish with impressions of cherry coulis and melon with no oak flavor. A round and welcoming "all-day’ rose with nice berry fruit, delicate floral notes, and a silky texture.
Matthew Fritz 2021 Rosé Sonoma Coast
86 points
$16
Pink color. Aromas of raspberry leaf and dried flower petals with a medium body and a medium black cherries, fresh arugula, and oyster shell finish. A savory but refreshing, versatile rose.
Cantina Zaccagnini 2021 Dry Rosé Terre de Chieti IGT
86 points
$17
Pale salmon orange color. Savory aromas and flavors of cherry-rhubarb herb bread, charcuterie, and hint of campfire smoke with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a sleek, amusing, medium-length finish that exhibits impressions of spiced apple, white strawberry, and lemon spritzed melon rind. A crisp and savory rose well-suited for a meat and cheese board.
Star In The Valley 2021 Dry Rosé Shenandoah Valley
86 points
$26
Silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of spiced plums, herbal rhubarb tea, mint cream, and pickled green tomato with a silky, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and an even, interesting, relaxed finish displaying touches of poached apple and pear and wintergreen with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A distinctively herbal and minty rose that will be fun to pair with.
Narmada Winery 2021 Gulabi Rosé Virginia
86 points
$27
Topaz color. Aromas and flavors of warm strawberry preserves, cherry tart, pickled melon rind, and hint of sesame with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-length finish conveying nuances of marinated carrots and greens and berries in wax paper. An intriguingly savory rose that dances to its own beat; try with Middle Eastern mezze plates.
Bricoleur Vineyards 2021 Flying By The Seat Of Our Pants Estate Rosé Sonoma County
86 points
$32
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry souffle, parmesan crisp, and chewable vitamin with a supple, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a seamless, breezy finish revealing elements of cherry vinaigrette with no oak flavor. A bright, dry rose for the table.
Vezer Family Vineyard 2020 Blue Victorian Suisun Valley
86 points
$42
Salmon orange color. Aromas and flavors of pomegranate scone, cherry-chive chutney, and herb rub with a soft, bright, dryish medium body and a seamless, amusing, relaxed finish with accents of peppered melon with no oak flavor. A nice very dry, adult rose for the table.
Beringer Main & Vine NV Rosé California
85 points
$6
Best Buy
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of pickled watermelon rinds and cherry jelly with a supple, bright, fruity medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-long finish evoking notes of strawberries in cream with fine, chewy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A smooth and tasty, crowd-pleasing rose.
85 points $6 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV  Pink Moscato
85 points
$9.99
Silvery pink color. Floral, fruity aromas of watermelon candy, apricot sorbet, orange blossoms and jasmine, and lemon candy box with a supple, effervescent, medium body and a medium fruit punch soda, mandarin oranges in syrup, and drink powder finish. A sweet and easy drinking bubbly pink moscato.
85 points $9.99
Rose All Day 2021 Rosé IGP Pays dOc
85 points
$12
Pink coral color. Savory, umami aromas and flavors of marinated mushrooms on a wheatberry-rye cracker and washed triple cream cheese rind with a supple, bright, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, breezy finish with touches of pickled melon rind and starfruit with balsamic and shoyu with no oak flavor. A very dry and savory rose for the table.
Manon 2021 Rosé Côtes De Provence
85 points
$16
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of fallen cherries and strawberries, buttermilk, thai basil, and flowers with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, relaxed finish revealing accents of watermelon rind, cherry pit, and almond skin with no oak flavor. A pleasant, easy-drinking rose sipper for picnics and patios.
Valley Road Vineyards 2021 Rosé Monticello
85 points
$22
Silvery pink color. Aromas of cherry bran muffin, strawberry kefir, brewer’s yeast, and raspberry leaf with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a sleek, breezy apple, starfruit, and almond skin finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A pleasant dry rose that will be nice to pair with.
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.
Beringer Main & Vine NV White Zinfandel California
84 points
$6
Best Buy
Dark silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon sorbet and candy and cherry preserves with a silky, bright, fruity medium body and a polished, breezy finish revealing notes of nuts. A juicy, off-dry rose crusher.
84 points $6 Best Buy
Voyager Point 2018 Rosé California
84 points
$9
Khaki orange color. Aromas and flavors of baguette crust, rubber eraser and dried fruits with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a silky, medium-length finish that presents notes of spiced apple and pear, figs, and pepper. A round rose to sip with a good chill.
Barefoot Bubbly NV Brut Rosé California
84 points
$9.99
Amber salmon color. Aromas of watermelon candies, granny smith apples, and morello cherry with a lean, fizzy, light-to-medium body and a short-to-medium hints of caramel finish. A fruit-forward, friendly everyday quaffer.
84 points $9.99
Don Rodolfo NV Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine Luján De Cuyo
84 points
$12
Pink color. Aromas of apple sauce and stewed white fruit and tea bag with a light-to-medium body and a short-to-medium wheatgrass, and plantain finish. A dry, earthy sparkler.
6 Degrees Cellars 2018 Rose Pinot Noir
84 points
$13
Dusty salmon orange color. Aromas and flavors of warm cherry scone, apple, and hint of rubber leaf with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a silky, brisk finish displaying accents of starfruit with soft, crunchy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A toasty, buoyant rose that will cover a lot of bases.
Lobo 2021 Wulff Vineyard Rosé Pinot Noir
84 points
$28
Ruby color. Aromas and flavors of fallen strawberries, glued balsa, and rose hips with a lean, bright, light body and an even, brisk finish evoking accents of citrus rind and cherry pit. An earthy, very dry rose for the table.
Beach Juice NV Rosé Central Coast
83 points
$5
Best Buy
Pink color. Aromas of dandelions and vanilla bean and baled bread with a light body and a short persimmons, white pepper, and ground cherries finish. An earthy picnic rose.
83 points $5 Best Buy
Barefoot NV  Pink Pinot Grigio
83 points
$6.99
Pale pink coral color. Aromas of honeysuckle, honeycomb, and peach candies with a supple, crisp, off-dry light body and a seamless, brisk finish with no oak flavor. An off-dry rose for moscato lovers.
83 points $6.99
Domaine Du Grand Destré 2021 Rosé Mediterranee IGP
83 points
$12
Salmon orange color. Aromas and flavors of berries in sour cream and fried green tomatoes with a supple, crisp, fruity light body and a somewhat odd, breezy finish displaying impressions of grass and lemon rind with no oak flavor. A very earthy, breezy rose for cheeses.
Black Box 2019  Rose
82 points
$19.98
Silvery amber color. Aromas of hints of raspberry and mint with a supple, thin body and a quick strawberry jam and water crackers finish. A summer crusher.
82 points $19.98
Barefoot NV  Rose
81 points
$6.99
Pink coral color. Aromas of watermelon candies, granny smith apples, yogurt, and green tea with a satiny, watery body and a swift caramel buttercream finish. An off-dry rose pleaser with candied fruit flavors.
81 points $6.99
Belasco De Baquedano 2020 Rosa De Argentina Luján De Cuyo
81 points
$12
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of brewer’s yeast and nut butter, white mirin and balsamic, dried stone fruits, and sesame oil with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and an atypical, agreeable finish evoking nuances of damp earth and nuts. A sturdy quaffer to server with a good chill.
Adirondack Winery 2021 Moonlight Rosé Lemberger
81 points
$19
Pink color. Aromas of maple smoked bacon and cherry wood with a watery body and a swift muddled strawberries, citronella, and green pepper finish. An herbaceous, funky rose for the adventurous.
Barefoot NV  Pink Moscato
80 points
$6.99
Steely orange color. Aromas of peach gummies, lemon-lime soda, and honey with a supple, watery body and a swift fruit snacks finish. A sweet pink quaffer to serve with a good chill.
80 points $6.99
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