A beginners guide to rosé wine

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Published: 21/07/2022

Stop & smell the rosé! This summer at Drake & Morgan, we’re all about gorgeous rosé wines, especially at our beautiful pop-up wine terrace Drake & Morgan at Cabot Square where you can sip on something delicious whilst enjoying the sun.

If you’re not a huge wine buff & want to know the basics when it comes to this refreshing pink drink then you’ve come to the right place! Here’s our beginner’s guide to rosé wine showcasing the different types, basic tasting notes & food pairings. If you want to know a little more, stop by your local D&M & ask our lovely team to share their knowledge!

There are four main types of rosé:

Light & Mineral

Notes = Mint, Grapefruit & Strawberry
Paired best with = Salads, Goats Cheese & Burgers


Light, Medium & Floral

Notes = Cherry, Rose Petals & Herbs

Paired best with = Grilled Meats, Mediterranean Lamb, Pork & Pesto

Medium Full & Round

Notes = Raspberry, Hibiscus & White Pepper
Paired best with = Summer Salads & Grilled Veggies


Full, Rich & Savory

Notes = Dark Berry Jam, Bell Peppers.
Paired best with BBQ sauce, Pizza & Steak


We look forward to seeing you for a glass on a terrace very soon!

  • Sip rosé in style

  • Drake & Morgan at Cabot Square wine terrace

  • Served chilled