As spring brings sunnier days and outdoor adventures, what’s better to celebrate warmer weather than with a chilled glass of rosé? That’s why this week’s #HLDiscovery list is all about this delightful pink drink. Whether you are hosting a dinner party, having a braai or just want a glass of vino after work, here’re three favourites to get the season started.
steenberg ruby rosé
Light Rosé lovers will enjoy Steenberg Ruby Rosé Made up of Syrah and Cinsault, theRoséi s invigoratingly dry and vivacious. Expect notes of watermelon and toffee apple and flavours of raspberries, strawberries with a hint of spice. YOu can get is at the cellar dooe for R93.
grande provence’s angel tears
Fans of fruity Rosé can indulge in Grande Provence’s Angel Tears. Made primarily from Pinotage and Shiraz, you can expect candy floss on the nose and berries on the pallet. This Rosé is fruity, uncomplicated and works well with seafood and salads. Add it to your spring picnic baskets or sip it on the patio. A bottle retails at R65.
perlé-styled pinot grigio rosé
Experiment with South Africa’s first Perlé-styled Pinot Grigio Rosé. Made by Van Loveren Wine Family Vineyards in the Robertson Wine Valley, this wine is a special tribute to the late Retief matriarch, Jean, who was well-known for her love of gardening and the lush garden. This is commermrated on the label of the bottle. The Pinot Grigio Rosé is a drier, crisp wine that still has the fruity bouquet we expect from Rosé. Perfect pairings with this wine include pork chops and grilled peaches, summer salads, sushi, grilled vegetables and fresh berries. A bottle will set you back R69.99.