• Rosé is the French word for pink. Rosé was first made in France and the country is still is seen as the most important producer of the pink, sweet wines.
• Known for its sweet, dry and refreshing flavor, rosé wines are often drunk more during the summer months.
• Rosé wines are known to pair well with a variety of foods, making them great for novice gourmet hosts as well as perfect for casual get-togethers.
• Rosés weren’t introduced in the United States until the 1960s. After years in the shadow of the more ubiquitous white and red wines, rosé’s popularity exploded – today rosés are the fastest section part of the U.S. wine market.
Rosé – the classic pink wine – is refreshing, colorful and makes a delicious wine pairing for cheese.
Red wine or white wine? How about neither – try a rosé this summer for a crisp, invigoratingly lively wine that makes a delicious and unique pair with many French cheeses. Rosé wines are refreshing and dry, with citrus notes that add a delicate flavor that pairs well with a variety of foods. Because of their light, frais and crisp nature, rosé wines are a particularly popular choice during hot weather.