Metro UK: The Best Rosé Ready for this Summer
By Rob Buckhaven
Rosé is summer in a glass, let’s face it.
The pale pigment, the delicate flavours chilled to perfection, it doesn’t get better than that. Now, all we need is a pool, an ice bucket and a Lilo. Assuming this heatwave we’ve been hearing about actually arrives, we’ve rounded up ten of the most refreshing rosés on the market. Even if we end up sipping them under a tarpaulin, we’ll be living the summer dream of drinking a delicious pink in the great British outdoors.
Ramón Bilbao Rosado – Buy USA
A rosé from Rioja doesn’t feel like a go-to option, given 86 per cent of the region’s production is red. Heavy styles of vino won’t do for summer so, luckily, modern iterations of pink are on the up over there.
That said, this bottle harks back to the Clarete style of rosé, made by blending red and white grapes together, more specifically Garnacha and Viura for a lighter, orange-hued, citrus-blossomy take on a rosé.