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The 15 Best Rosé Wines from Around the World, According to Sommeliers

29 August 2017  -, Krisanne Fordham

According to recent Nielsen data, rosé has graduated from being a cheap, sweet, porch pounder to being the wine to drink in America right now - an interesting journey for what's widely considered the oldest known type of wine.

n the past year alone, rosé sales have more than doubled, raking in a whopping $258 million in sales, which, according to wine experts, can be attributed to rosé’s rising popularity amongst millennials and its growing cachet. And while French rosé is still the most popular, nowadays, some of the best rosé wines are made outside of France. With the help of some wine experts, we’ve rounded up 15 amazing rosés around the world.

2016 Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé, $11 (South Africa)

Didn’t think rosé could hold its own next to a burger? Think again. “This cabernet sauvignon rosé from the Western Cape has what it takes to take on an old-fashioned juicy burger, or even some Korean-style short ribs,” says Miali. “It exhibits deep red fruits on the nose, like cherry and cassis. The palate is brighter - think raspberry, pomegranate, and cranberry - followed by a touch of mint and guava. It’s a good break from the norm, and a great value find.”

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