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7 sparkling rosé wines for a perfect Valentine’s Day

We know venues will unfortunately still be shut this Valentine’s Day, but if you’ve got an online shop, why not boost your sales with these award-winning, sparkling wines?

Please feel free to use our tasting notes on your own websites, and menus to describe these fantastic wines. After all, these wines were tasted and awarded by top sommeliers working in the on-trade, so you know they’ll be good.

Make sure you use our downloadable medal logos too, these are really eye-catching to consumers and are proven to boost sales.

 

Vintage



Taittinger, Comtes de Champagne, Brut Rosé 2007, Champagne, France (£156.00 Hatch MansfieldMatthew Clark)

'A complex wine with intense dried orange peel and apricots, and good balance between acidity, body and alcohol, all leading to a long finish of lemon with a hint of green apple.' Elisa Soggia, Trivet. 'Rich and full of flavours of peach and redcurrants.' Sue Jones, The Harrow at Little Bedwyn. 'Lush, with plum fruit, dried raspberries and strawberries.' Deniz Bayram, Novel Wines.

 


Fox & Fox, Mosaic Brut, Rosé 2015, East Sussex, England (£22.86 Amathus)

'This has a beautiful salmon-orange colour, and is pithy and citrus-driven, with potential to age well.' Harry Crowther, Grape Times UK. 'An elegant nose, with all of the flavours rolling out on the palate and a slightly oily texture that just lasts and lasts.' Timothy Connor, Heddon Street Kitchen. 'Something to have alongside a meal, with its vibrant acidity and richness on the finish.' Aurore Anguenot, Aviary.

 

Non-Vintage



Taittinger, Nocturne Rosé, Sec NV, Champagne, France (£32.59 Hatch Mansfield)

'A ripe and concentrated style showing signs of maturity with notes of red apples, butter and dried herbs. This is a serious champagne that can accompany a whole meal with no issues.' Diana Rollan, D&D London. 'There's a good balance of citrus and toast here. This is a refreshing and crisp style, but with some good weight in the mouth too.' Sam Weatherill, Etch. by Steven Edwards.

 


Castelnau, Rosé NV, Champagne, France (£30.79 Castelnau Wine Agencies)

'Mineral, with a touch of salinity, with citrus zest and a red fruit backdrop.' Nigel Lister, St. Swithins Wine Shippers. 'Orange peel and flower notes on the nose, with some honey too, leading to some good bubbles on the fresh and clean palate, full of fruit and herbal flavours. Good length and intensity on the finish.' Agostinho Leite, Bistrot Pierre at The Royal William Yard.

 


Piper-Heidsieck, Rosé Sauvage NV, Champagne, France (£41.50 Liberty Wines)

'A rich and vibrant vibrant wine that's showing very well. There are loads of ripe, expressive berry notes, with bright linear acidity and killer freshness. This will age very well too.' Andres Ituarte, team leader. 'A perfumed nose of crushed strawberry and sourdough, leading to a complex and developing palate, and culminating in a rewarding finish.' Hamish Greening, Twenty Seven by Jamie Rogers.

 


Grange Estate Wines , The Grange, Hampshire, Pink NV, Hampshire, England (£20.00 Grange Estate Wines)

'A lightly coloured, delicately flavoured rosé, with crunchy fruit that carries nicely through to its long finish. Refreshing.' Joshua Castle, Noble Rot. 'Right from the start you get these lovely fruit and pastry notes that go all the way through to the end.' Timothy Connor, Heddon Street Kitchen. 'Good for discerning champagne lovers, and for fine-dining establishments and wine bars alike.' Jurijs Nemkovs, StreetXO.

 


Cavit, Lunetta, Rosé NV, Trentino, Italy (£8.25 Boutinot)

'A fresh and easy-drinking style, with some good bubbles too.' Rui Pereira, Cavalry and Guards Club. 'Notes of blackcurrant leaf, lime zest and liquorice root, with some background minerality too.' Sam Winterbottom, The Albert Square Chop House. 'This is fresh, clean and fragrant, with good complexity. Great value for money.' Mattia Mazzi, Cornerstone.

 

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