8 California Rosé Mainstays

'Tis coming up the season to drink pink, and these new reviews are where you should start
8 California Rosé Mainstays
Carol Shelton's Wild Thing rosé is much deeper and more extracted than your typical French rosé. (Evi Abeler)
Apr 15, 2019

For many, rosé represents sunshine in a bottle. The sun is still just shyly peeking through in some parts of the country, but quit looking out the window for a sign and start stocking up on these California rosés already. Get the scores and tasting notes!

Tasting Highlights' wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors' most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members.

Member-Only Content

Premium Subscription

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 400,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.

Start Free 30-day Trial

Already a member? Sign In

You Might Also Like

2012 Barolo Retrospective: A Year of Extremes

2012 Barolo Retrospective: A Year of Extremes

At Vinitaly 2022, eight leading producers shared their 2012 Barolos, showcasing wines of …

May 10, 2022
9 California Chardonnay Values at 90+ Points

9 California Chardonnay Values at 90+ Points

New reviews of outstanding-rated whites from Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara and beyond, all …

May 9, 2022
Alphabetical Guide to Sparkling Wine

Alphabetical Guide to Sparkling Wine

Nearly 475 sparkling wines from around the world were reviewed by Wine Spectator senior …

Jun 30, 2022
Alphabetical Guide to Brunello di Montalcino

Alphabetical Guide to Brunello di Montalcino

Over 150 Italian wines from Tuscany’s Brunello di Montalcino were reviewed by Wine …

Jun 30, 2022
8 Outstanding Global Wines Up to 92 Points

8 Outstanding Global Wines Up to 92 Points

Travel the world with these new reviews of Chardonnay, Malbec, Tempranillo and more from …

May 5, 2022
The Yin and Yang of Montosoli

The Yin and Yang of Montosoli

A 50-year vertical of Altesino Montosoli and Caparzo La Casa Brunellos proves the greatness …

May 4, 2022