The rosé market in the United States continues to burst at the seams. I still remember when rosés took up just a tiny section in most wine shops, yet walk into a retail store today and you’re likely to find serious amounts of real estate designated to this category.

The report looks mostly at the 2016s from France and the wines show the richer, riper style of the vintage. While there’s 50+ rosés include, the top 10 you shouldn’t miss are below:

In general, the lighter, Provencal styled rosés are best drunk in the first year. However, the richer, more concentrated rosés from Tavel and Bandol (and some from California) will easily improve for 6-12 months and keep longer.

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By Jeb Dunnuck
Founder & Wine Critic
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