Let your mum view the world through rosé-tinted glasses this Mother’s Day not only to appreciate her but also because, wine not? Here are some suggestions that she’s bound to love!
FRONTERA CABERNET BLUSH
This vibrant and delicate rosé of the central valley of Chile is easy to appreciate with its refreshing strawberry and raspberry notes as well as zesty edge. Serve it chilled and on its own or with tacos, spicy prawns and mildly spiced fish dishes. Available from Viva Global
CINZANO ROSÉ (SPARKLING)
Cinzano Rosé is a dry, sparkling wine which would be ideal as an aperitif. It is light and refreshing with a delicate spring of strawberries and raspberries on the nose, and a touch of creamy sweetness on the finish. Available from Viva Global
Rosé d’Anjou is an appellation for rosé wines from the Anjou district of Western France. It gives a fine and elegant nose with ripe red berry aromas and hints of black pepper. It also has overtones of sweet red fruits and spices, and pairs well with salads or exotic and spicy dishes.
Serve it well-chilled at about 10- 12°C. Available from The Wine Shop
KUMALA CAPE CLASSIC ROSÉ
This South African off dry wine is soft, gentle and has red berry fruit flavours with an edge of lemon zest and peachy ripeness, which give it a long lingering crispness. It pairs well with seafood, couscous and fruity salads, and is also perfect for brunch. Available from The Wine Shop
JUNO CAPE MAIDENS ROSÉ
Originally establishing itself in the namesake of the Roman Queen of the Gods, Juno represents feminine sensuality and the beloved protector of women, mothers and children. It is highly concentrated with raspberry, cherry, ripe peach and apricot notes. It pairs exceptionally well with Oriental and Asian foods. Available from MIA Wines
FAIRVIEW GOATS DO ROAM
Goats Do Roam is a cheeky play on the name of the French wine appellation- Côtes du Rhône. This rosé boasts a bright salmon-pink colour and has red berries which lead to an elegant fresh finish on the palate. It is the ideal wine to drink with tapenade, grilled chicken, fish or lamb with herbs. It also pairs well with goat cheese. Available from MIA Wines
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