Yes Way, Texas Rosé! Our Top Picks for Summer

A quintessential crowd-pleaser, dry rosé bridges a opening between red and white wine, balancing splendid fruit characteristics with crisp, lemony acidity. In Texas, producers are branch out high-quality rosé like never before. We tasted some-more than fifty new selections from around a state and found clever and considerable season profiles, with something for each palate, from light and fruity to dim and rich. Here are a tip fourteen Texas rosés for a summer, including dual canned options for unstable poolside enjoyment.

1. Duchman Family Winery


Wine: 2017 Dry Rosé

Price: $18–22

Grapes: Aglianico

Tasting notes: Made from a quite strong Aglianico grape, this booze offers a bit some-more heft than your normal rosé. Deep magenta in color, it leads with records of abounding developed raspberry, strawberry compote, and red flowers framed by a sold tasty herbal impression and a spirit of cola on a finish. It has an superb structure and a bit of tannic grip, creation it a ideal booze for grilled meats or smoked barbecue.

2. Kiepersol Vineyards, Winery Distillery, Tyler


Wine: 2017 Kiepersol Texas Rosé

Price: $20

Grapes: Zinfandel, Merlot, Tempranillo

Tasting notes: A singular find from a East Texas winery, this mix of Zinfandel, Merlot, and Tempranillo is a meatier character of rosé—almost a unequivocally light red wine. The low rose tone is demonstrative of a richer, roughly tasty palate. With a peaceful yank of tannic grip, it goes good with grilled fajitas or ribeye.

3. Knipp Cellars


Wine: 2017 Dandy Rosé

Price: $20

Grapes: Mourvèdre, Cinsault, Grenache, Carignan

Tasting notes: The fourth selected of this blush-hued booze has a untroubled celebrity that creates it a fine of a find. The mix of Mourvèdre, Cinsault, Grenache, and Carignan offers pointed floral records that elicit fields of pinkish buttercups and hiss lemonade. The taste is colourful and zippy, with a tasty soothing and easy finish.

4. Kuhlman Cellars, Stonewall


Wine: 2017 Cinsaut Rosé

Price: $16

Grapes: Cinsault

Tasting notes: “Strawberries and orange blossom, with a lick of burble gum” best describes a aromas of this rosy-gold wine. On a palate, flavors of early berry and spicy citrus dawdle on a crisp, poetic finish.

5. Lewis Wines, Johnson City


Wine: 2017 High Plains Rosé

Price: $15

Grapes: Grenache, Mourvèdre

Tasting notes: A pleasing change between sensuous floral characters and strawberry cream, this booze is uninformed and energetic. It’s flush with aromas of red hiss and developed strawberry followed by a proud taste that fades to candied watermelon on a finish.

6. Lewis Wines, Johnson City


Wine: 2017 Round Mountain Rosé

Price: $15

Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tempranillo, Tinta Cao

Tasting Notes: 2017 Lewis Wines Round Mountain Rosé

A mix of Tempranillo, Touriga Nacional, and Tinta Cau, this booze shows a bolder pinkish paint in a potion though offers bashful aromas of berries dipped in Chantilly cream. On a palate, a red fruit characteristics are rich, tart, and inviting.

7. Llano Estacado Winery


Wine: 2017 Signature Rosé

Price: $10

Grapes: Cinsault, Carignan, Mourvèdre, Grenache

Tasting notes: With a shade of poetic light pink, this booze aims to please, both in season and a impact on a pocketbook. For a small $11, your senses are rewarded with records of sensuous red flowers and developed strawberries dusted with confectioners’ sugar. Dry and refreshing, a taste reveals a smallest spirit of benevolence though finishes with a lick of spicy tangerine.

8. Lost Draw Cellars, Fredericksburg


Wine: Texas High Plains Rosé

Price: $17

Grapes: Cinsault, Grenache

Tasting notes: A poetic small booze with records of macerated strawberry and lemon curd, a taste offers a nice, extended structure and a poetic mineral-driven finish. A ideal booze for salmon grilled with lavender.

9. Messina Hof Winery, Bryan–College Station


Wine: Rosé Dry Style (canned)

Price: $20/4-pack

Grapes: Grenache

Tasting notes: Proof that we can suffer good booze from a can, this easy sipper creates a ideal poolside partner. Brimming with developed strawberry and perfumed florality, this splendid pinkish booze is dry and refreshing, with only a smallest spirit of benevolence on a finish.

10. Rancho Loma Vineyards


Wine: 2017 Cinsault Rosé

Price: $24

Grapes: Cinsault

Tasting notes: A loyal stunner, this light pinkish booze leads with outlandish pleasant fruit aromas and dances with records of lavender, limestone, and sensuous red roses in a glass. The abounding nonetheless witty taste will have we declaring, “Winner! Winner!” with a initial sip—and yes, it would span beautifully with a classical duck dinner.

11. The Grower Project


Wine: Rosato

Price: $18–20

Grapes: Sangiovese

Tasting notes: This superb booze proves we unequivocally never should decider a book by a cover. Aromas of strawberry-rhubarb cake and uninformed white daisies in a mason jar transition to a colourful taste led by lemon pith, pointed cherry, and a hold of salinity. It’s a beautifully structured charity from this new collaborative booze project, that is dedicated to divulgence a terroir of single-vineyard site selections via Texas.

12. William Chris Vineyards, Hye


Wine: 2017 Grenache Rosé

Price: $25

Grapes: Grenache

Tasting notes: There’s so most going on with this off-hand pinkish wine. Everything from dew-kissed summer strawberries and uninformed parsley to prohibited limestone and comfortable daisy fields reaches out and pulls we into a glass. Its dry fruit finish begs for another sip.

13. William Chris Vineyards, Hye


Wine: 2017 Rosé of Malbec

Price: $28

Tasting notes: Offering sensuous aromas of pomegranate and obese crimson red grapefruit, this booze offers a dull physique and tasty high-toned citrus records on a taste that make it a ideal pairing for a thick, palatable cheeseburger.

14. Yes We Can


Wine: 2017 Sway Rosé

Price: $16/4-pack

Tasting notes: The second recover from this canned-wine project, a flirtatious pinkish paint hints during palatable aromas of developed summer berries, ambrosia salad, and palatable melon. Notes of dusty virtuoso and lemon heart accent a fruity palate, heading to a dry, minerally finish.

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