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Top Virginia Rosés

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There is nothing more perfect than sipping on a tasty Rosé during these warmer months. So take advantage of what is left of this summer, and check out our list of top Virginia Rosés. Tell us which is your favorite!

King Family Vineyards Crosé 2012
This dry Rosé is 100% Merlot with notes of grapefruit, cranberry, and a hint of red currant. Its crisp feel is perfect for cooling down on those hot dog days of summer.

Linden Vineyards 2011 Rosé
Made from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, this lively Rosé boasts aromas of sour cherry, red raspberry, lingonberry, mint and white peach. Uncork a bottle at your next picnic to add a little zest to your day.

Stinson Vineyards 2012 Rosé
You’ll have visions of Southern France while sipping this Mourvédre Rosé. It is fresh, fruity, and has a smoky finish, making it a wonderful pair for summery seafood dishes inspired by the Mediterranean.

Sunset Hills Vineyard 2012 Sunset Rosé
The strawberry flavors from the Chambourcin and the pear flavors from the Vidal Blanc perfectly complement each other in this unique Rosé. With just a hint of sugar, the Sunset Rosé has a slight sweetness that is irresistible on nights when you’re looking for a bit of a treat.

Three Fox Vineyards 2012 Cano Pazzo Rosé
This Rosé not only has a beautiful color, but also a beautiful blend of spice, berry and cherry notes. Pair the Cano Pazzo with grilled chicken or shrimp salad for a refreshing wine and food combination.