The Ideal Wine for Aperitifs, Casual Tapas, fresh like whites but with that extra color that lifts our spirits. With a palette in shades of pink, ranging from the vibrant hues of Spanish rosés with their round and luscious Garnacha grapes, to the pale pinks of French rosés that captivate us with their fragrance from Provence or the Loire.
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Types of Rosé Wines at Coalla
Rosé wines are a refreshing and versatile choice for those seeking a unique wine experience. From dry and fruity rosés to sweeter and sparkling options, we offer a wide variety of styles to satisfy all tastes.
Join us on this oenological journey and awaken your senses through the different nuances and characteristics that rosé wines, and we, have to offer. Get ready to explore and enjoy this exciting oenological adventure!
Origin of Rosé Wine and Producing Countries
Rosé wine has a long history and a great diversity of styles, but in short, it is a wine made from red grapes, but with a vinification process that allows for obtaining a pink color.
Rosé wine is produced in many wine regions around the world. Some of the prominent countries in production include:
The Finest Gourmet Rosé Wine
The term "gourmet rosé wine" does not refer to a specific type of rosé wine, but rather to high-quality and prestigious rosé wines that are considered more sophisticated and refined options. These gourmet rosé wines often stand out for their careful craftsmanship, selection of quality grapes, and meticulous attention to detail throughout the winemaking process.
Rosé Wine Production Process
The process of making rosé wine involves extracting color from the skins of red grapes for a brief period of time before fermentation turns the must into wine. Unlike red wines, where the skins remain in contact with the must for a longer period, rosé wine is made with a brief skin contact, resulting in a lighter color.
Differences Between Rosé Wines and Other Wines
- Color: The color is the most evident difference. While red wine has an intense red color and white wine is yellow or golden, rosé wine has a pink hue that can vary from pale pink to intense pink.
- Maceration time: In rosé winemaking, the maceration time of the skins with the must is much shorter compared to, for example, red wine, resulting in a lighter color and fewer tannins.
- Fermentation process: The fermentation process of rosé wine is similar to that ofwhite wine, where the must ferments without the grape skins.
- Flavor profile: Rosé wine is typically lighter and fresher compared to red wine. It may have more pronounced acidity and a fruitier and floral aromatic profile.
- Serving temperature: The serving temperature can vary depending on the type of wine, but generally, rosé wine is served colder than others. Rosé wine is best enjoyed at a temperature between 8 and 12 degrees Celsius to highlight its flavors and aromas.
Denominations of Origin (DO) for Rosé Wine in Spain
In Spain, there are several Denominations of Origin (DO) dedicated to producing high-quality rosé wine. Some of the most recognized Denominations of Origin for rosé wine in Spain are Navarra and Rioja. These are also recognized as Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), which refers to a system of quality and origin regulation used to protect and promote specific wines and food products that meet certain established standards.
Some notable PDOs in Spain for rosé wines include:
- DOP Navarra: As mentioned earlier, DOP Navarra is known for its production of rosé wines. They are often fresh, fruity, and well-balanced in acidity.
- DOP Rioja: Rosés from Rioja are mainly made from Tempranillo and Garnacha grape varieties, known for their elegance, structure, and aging potential.
- DOP Ribera del Duero: These rosés tend to be more intense and structured, with concentrated flavors and elegance.
- DOP Cava: Rosé cavas are produced using the traditional method and offer fine bubbles, refreshing acidity, and fruity aromas.