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More vin rosé recommendations

By Bill St. John, Special to Tribune Newspapers

May 27, 2013

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Buying by grape variety

Pinot noir

2012 Crossbarn by Paul Hobbs Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast $20

2012 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Loire France $24

2012 Domaine Moreux Rosé “Cuvee de Lys” Sancerre Loire France: $20-$22

2012 Kramer Vineyards Rosé of Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton Oregon $18

2012 Inman Family Rosé of Pinot Noir “Endless Crush” Russian River Sonoma California $24

Grenache

2012 Chateau d'Esclans Rosé Cotes de Provence France $32

2012 Frisk “Prickly Grenache” Lodi California $11

2012 Las Rocas de San Alejandro Rosé Calatayud Spain $11

Mostly grenache and cinsault

2012 Chateau Margui Rosé “Perle de Margui” Coteaux Varois en Provence France $22

2012 Chateau Roubine Rosé Cotes de Provence France $23

2012 L’Estadon Rosé “Terres de Saint-Louis” Coteaux Varois en Provence France $12

2012 Saint Roch Rosé “Les Vignes” Cotes de Provence France $32

2012 Rimaurescq Rosé Cotes de Provence France $24

2012 Chateau de Pampelonne Rosé Cotes de Provence France $20

2012 Château La Gordonne Rosé “La Chapelle” Cotes de Provence France $20

2012 Domaine St. Anthelme Rosé Vin de Pays du Gard France $9-$10

2012 Chateau St. Eulalie Rosé “Printemps d’Eulalie” Minervois France $14 (mostly syrah and cinsault)

2012 Bieler Pere et Fils Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence France $11 (mostly grenache and syrah)

2012 Domaine de Figueirasse “Gris de Gris” Sables de Camargue France $11-$13

2012 Ninety Cellars “Lot 33” Rosé Languedoc France $10 (grenache, cinsault, syrah)

2012 Chateau La Genestiere Rose “Cuvee Raphael” Tavel France $18

Other (if not part of name, grape varieties in parentheses)

2012 Jules Wines Rosé “Jules” Cotes de Provence France $16 (cinsault, grenache, carignan)

2012 Chateau de Sours Rosé Bordeaux France $18 (merlot, cabernet franc)

2012 Domaine Dozon Rosé Chinon Loire France $17 (cabernet franc)

2012 Calcu Rosé Reserva Colchagua Chile $13 (merlot, cabernet sauvignon)

2012 Thierry Delaunay Rosé Touraine Loire France $10-$13 (pinot d’aunis, gamay)

2012 Alento Rosé Alentejano Portugal $13 (tempranillo, touriga nacional)

2012 Regaleali “Le Rosé” Sicily Italy $13 (nerello mascalese)

2012 Kramer Vineyards Rosé of Carmine “Little Red” Yamhill-Carlton Oregon $18 (cabernet sauvignon, merlot, carignan)

2012 Finca Museum Tempranillo “Vinea” Cigales Spain $8-$10

2012 Vitiano Rosato Umbria Italy $11 (mostly sangiovese)

2012 Cline Cellars Mourvedre Rosé Contra Costa California $11

2012 Biohof Pratsch Rosé Niederosterreich Austria $12 (st. Laurent, blauburger, zweigelt, pinot noir)

2012 El Coto Rosé Rioja Spain $10 (tempranillo, garnacha)

2012 Chateau Haut Sarthes Bergerac France $8-$10 (merlot, cabernets sauvignon and franc)

2012 Espirito Rosé “Lagoalva” Tejo Portugal $11 (syrah, touriga nacional)

2012 Fritz Underground Winery Rosé Dry Creek Valley Sonoma California $20 (mostly zinfandel)

2012 Poggia al Tesoro Rosato “Cassiopea” Bolgheri Italy $16 (cabernet franc, merlot)

2012 Fairview Rosé “Goats do Roam” Western Cape South Africa $8-$10 (syrah, grenache)

2012 Stoller Pinot Noir Rosé Dundee Hills Oregon $25

2012 Vera Rosé Vinho Verde Portugal $9-$11 (vinhao, rabo de anho)

2012 Ehlers Estate Rosé of Cabernet Franc “Sylviane” Napa Valley $27

2012 Fausti Rosato Sangiovese Marche Italy $10-$11

2012 Skouras Rosé “Zoe” Peloponnese Greece $12 (agioritiko, moschofilero)

2012 Boekenhoutskloof Rosé “The Wolftrap” Western Cape South Africa $10 (syrah, cinsault, grenache)

2012 Vina Robles “Roseum” Paso Robles California $14 (syrah )$14

2012 Angelini Rosato Marche Italy $11 (sangiovese)

2011 Bodegas Peique Rosado Bierzo Spain $14 (mencia)

2011 Di Giovanna Rosato di Nerello Mascalese “Gerbino” Sicily Italy $14

2011 Cupra Pinot Grigio Ramato “Attems” Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italy $15-$17

Buying by color (wines listed from palest to darkest)

Very pale, onion skin or see-through coral

2012 Crossbarn by Paul Hobbs Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast $20

2011 Cupra Pinot Grigio Ramato “Attems” Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italy $15-$17

2012 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Loire France $24

2012 Chateau de Pampelonne Rosé Cotes de Provence France $20

2012 Domaine Moreux Rosé “Cuvee de Lys” Sancerre Loire France: $20-$22

2012 Rimaurescq Rosé Cotes de Provence France $24

2012 Chateau Margui Rosé “Perle de Margui” Coteaux Varois en Provence France $22

2012 Jules Wines Rosé “Jules” Cotes de Provence France $16

2012 Chateau d'Esclans Rosé Cotes de Provence Rosé $32

2012 Kramer Vineyards Rosé of Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton Oregon $18

2012 Chateau de Sours Rosé Bordeaux France $18

2012 Château La Gordonne Rosé “La Chapelle” Cotes de Provence France $20

2012 L’Estadon Rosé “Terres de Saint-Louis” Coteaux Varois en Provence France $12

2012 Saint Roch Rosé “Les Vignes” Cotes de Provence France $32

2012 Domaine St. Anthelme Rosé Vin de Pays du Gard France $9-$10

2012 Chateau St. Eulalie Rosé “Printemps d’Eulalie” Minervois France $14

2012 Bieler Pere et Fils Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence France $11

2012 Chateau Roubine Rosé Cotes de Provence France $23

Pink grapefruit, salmon pink

2012 Domaine Dozon Rosé Chinon Loire France $17

2012 Calcu Rosé Reserva Colchagua Chile $13

2012 Domaine de Figueirasse “Gris de Gris” Sables de Camargue France $11-$13

2012 Frisk “Prickly Grenache” Lodi California $11

2012 Ninety Cellars “Lot 33” Rosé Languedoc France $10

2012 Thierry Delaunay Rosé Touraine Loire France $10-$13

2012 Alento Rosé Alentejano Portugal $13

2012 Regaleali “Le Rosé” Sicily Italy $13

2012 Kramer Vineyards Rosé of Carmine “Little Red” Yamhill-Carlton Oregon $18

2012 Chateau la Genestiere Rose “Cuvee Raphael” Tavel France $18

2012 Finca Museum Tempranillo “Vinea” Cigales Spain $8-$10

2012 Vitiano Rosato Umbria Italy $11

2012 Cline Cellars Mourvedre Rosé Contra Costa California $11

2012 Inman Family Rosé of Pinot Noir “Endless Crush” Russian River Sonoma California $24

Light red, red rose petal, raspberry red

2012 Biohof Pratsch Rosé Niederosterreich Austria $12

2012 El Coto Rosé Rioja Spain $10

2012 Chateau Haut Sarthes Bergerac France $8-$10

2012 Espirito Rosé “Lagoalva” Tejo Portugal $11

2012 Fritz Underground Winery Rosé Dry Creek Valley Sonoma California $20

2012 Poggia al Tesoro Rosato “Cassiopea” Bolgheri Italy $16

2012 Fairview Rosé “Goats do Roam” Western Cape South Africa $8-$10

2012 Las Rocas de San Alejandro Rosé Calatayud Spain $11

2012 Stoller Pinot Noir Rosé Dundee Hills Oregon $25

2012 Vera Rosé Vinho Verde Portugal $9-$11

2012 Vina Bujanda Rosado Rioja $11

2012 Ehlers Estate Rosé of Cabernet Franc “Sylviane” Napa Valley $27

2012 Fausti Rosato Sangiovese Marche Italy $10-$11

2011 Bodegas Peique Rosado Bierzo Spain $14

2011 Di Giovanna Rosato di Nerello Mascalese “Gerbino” Sicily Italy $14

2012 Skouras Rosé “Zoe” Peloponnese Greece $12

2012 Boekenhoutskloof Rosé “The Wolftrap” Western Cape South Africa $10

2012 Vina Robles “Roseum” Paso Robles California $14

2012 Angelini Rosato Marche Italy $11

Bill St John has been writing and teaching about wine for more than 40 years.