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The Best Rosé in Australia for Summer Sundowners

Soak up the vitamin D with a glass of this gorgeous pink drink in hand as we round up the best rosé in Australia.

Cote des Roses rosé

Rosé and summer – name a more iconic duo. Whether you're hosting a garden party, basking in the last of the afternoon rays on a balmy evening, or about to tuck into a seafood feast, a glass of rosé always elevates the moment. 

From pale salmon to deep coral hues, dry, sweet, or smooth, however you like it, there's no question this pink potion is the quintessential summer wine. And if you're a rosé fan and wondering what the best rosé in Australia is, then we've got you covered with our edit to suit every taste, budget, and event. 

Talits Estate

Talits Estate 

The 2022 Ete Sparkling by Talits Estate is the perfect accompaniment to your next afternoon soaking up the sun. You get the exquisitely dry taste of Talits' rosé without having to miss out on the fun of something bubbly. The delicate sparkling bubbles make you feel that tiny bit more special. 

SHOP NOW: Talits Estate 2022 Ete Sparkling, $40

Paddington Lane Wine Co

Paddington Lane Wine Co

Australia's first specialist rosé brand, Paddington Lane Wine Co is our go-to suggestion for lovers of rosé and those new to wine. Crafted by winemaker Corey Ryan, the first drop of goodies from the brand offers a full spectrum in flavour with a soft, dry and savoury rosé on offer. The embossed glass bottle is the real clincher too, making it perfect for gifting or bringing along to your next dinner party. 

SHOP NOW: Paddington Lane Wine Co, $22.99 

Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé

Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé

Crisp, clean, and made in collaboration between Hollywood exes Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and la Perrin family, Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé is a longstanding best-seller and is considered to be one of the best rosés in the world. Boasting a complex, flavoursome blend of cinsault, grenache, syrah and rolle, it's packed with notes of raspberry, wild strawberries, citrus and melon. Brad and Ange were really onto something! 

SHOP NOW: Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé, $39.99

Hampton Water Rosé

Hampton Water Rosé

Hampton Water Rosé may be another celeb collab (this time between Jon Bon Jovi, his son Jesse and Gerard Bertrand) but A-list stars aside, it's one of the best rosés going around. Embodying the spirit and lifestyle of the South of France, it has a lively and bold taste with intense aromas of red fruit, citrus fruit and spices.

SHOP NOW: Hampton Water Rosé, $39

Bird in Hand Pinot Rosé

Bird in Hand Pinot Rosé

Made predominantly using Pinot Noir and sourced from multiple cool sites across the Adelaide region to capture a spectrum of fruit flavours, the Bird in Hand Pinot Rosé goes well with seafood, salads, and antipasto platters. It makes for a lively and punchy drop with lifted strawberry, wild raspberry, red apple, and musk aromas. 

SHOP NOW: Bird in Hand Pinot Rosé, $28

Cote des Rose

Cote des Roses rosé

If you're after a light rosé that's easy to drink and amazing value, get yourself a bottle of Cote des Rose rosé. With flavours of summer fruits and floral notes on the nose, it's the perfect drop for a summer barbie or brunch. 

SHOP NOW: Cote des Roses rosé, $24.99

Pierre Brevin La Petite Planch' Rosé

Pierre Brevin La Petite Planch' Rosé

This delightful offering is one of the best rosés in Australia. Boasting notes of red fruit and florals, it's a dream on the palette and shows classic Cabernet Franc varietal characteristics with just a slight herbal touch. Refreshingly smooth with a gorgeous finish, have it with fish, salads, or on its own in the summer sunshine.

SHOP NOW: Pierre Brevin La Petite Planch' Rosé, $9.95

Lethebridge Stephanie Rose

Lethbridge Stephanie Rosé 2023

A sophisticated, full-flavoured, and complex rosé that will dance in your mouth with notes of red fruits, plum, raspberry conserve, pomegranate seed and guava. It also has lifted aromatics and finishes bone dry. 

SHOP NOW: Lethbridge Stephanie Rosé 2023, $42

Las Jaras 2020 Old Vine Rosé

Las Jaras 2020 Old Vine Rosé

This is the ultimate pink party wine. A vibrant mix of grapes that deliver the perfect balance of fruity and savoury. On the palate, it is packed with acid and minerality, with a bone-dry finish. Yum! 

SHOP NOW: Las Jaras 2020 Old Vine Rosé, $45

Medhurst Estate Rose 2023

Medhurst Estate Rosé 2023

The new release Medhurst Estate Rosé from the Yarra Valley is a must-try. It opens with wild strawberries, grapefruit and blossom of jasmine nose, with notes of bay leaf. The palate is fine and textured. 

SHOP NOW: Medhurst Estate Rosé 2023, $28.90

Finished sipping your way through the best rosés in Australia and after more summertime inspo? Check out our edit of the best harbour-side beaches in Sydney, then take a look at our wrap-up of the best rooftop bars in Brisbane.

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