Nothing says summer fun like a bottle of rosé. And if you want to be a good guest, you’ll bring a great bottle (or several) to share. You know the type: A good-looking and excellent tasting rosé that gets people chatting and before you know it, that chilly bottle is totally empty. Ready to be the most popular person at the picnic? Grab one of these rosé bottles.
One of several top notch rosés by Château Minuty, the 2021 vintage of M by Minuty comes in a special bottle designed by Parisian tattoo artist Léa Amati. This taste of the French Riviera is certainly recognizable, but it’s also light and bright to drink, with intense orange peel notes and a smooth, refreshing zing. It pairs perfectly with anything grilled. $27.
This California-grown dry rosé is compulsively sippable, and the twist-off top makes it easy to crack open a bottle in any summer setting. Subscribe to to this rosé wine club to always have a few bottles of the good stuff in stock. Membership is free, and includes free shipping, with 4-packs starting at $80.
Whispering Angel is an always appreciated summer classic, but switch it up this season with a new bottle by their producer, Chateau d’Esclans. This Provencial rosé blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah is aromatic and fresh, with balanced acidity and hints of red berry, melon and citrus. Exactly as it’s labeled, this is ideal for beach cookouts, clambakes or pool parties. $17.
The very official, unofficial drink of The Hamptons, Wöllffer’s East End grown and made pink wine is the epitome is a patio pounder, but sophisticated. Balancing minerality, tannins and acidity, this is a food friendly rosé which pairs well with a cheese plate, chilled seafood and even roast chicken. $26.