Wine & Country Life | Words By: Frank Morgan
Published on July 20, 2023
Top 2023 Rosé Wines From Virginia Wineries
The official start to summer is here and temperatures across Virginia are already soaring. Local wineries are releasing their 2022 Rosé wines just in time. What started as a trend has quickly become a popular staple among Virginia wineries.
Though Rosé is for drinking year-round, the pink wave crests during the heat and humidity of the summer. After Memorial Day, crisp and refreshing Rosés take center stage on retail shelves, in tasting rooms, on patios and poolside.
10 Rosés from Virginia Wineries to Sip this Summer
There is a Virginia Rosé to suit everyone’s tastes. A group of local wine pros and casual enthusiasts tasted two dozen newly-released Rosés from wineries across the state and chose their favorites. Below, find our collection of the best Rosés at wonderful Virginia wineries to help you plan your summer must-taste list.
From pork to pizza, salads to seafood to burgers, these local Rosés are versatile enough to pair with a range of summer dishes. These are even better paired with a vineyard picnic.
Eastwood Farm & Winery
2022 Petit Rosé
A 50/50 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Manseng, this beautiful pink-hued Rosé is fruity and delicious. The Petit Manseng delivers honey and ripe pineapple notes complemented by strawberry and cassis. The honey notes give a hint of sweetness but the Rosé is dry and crisp with zippy citrus acidity.