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Pink Perfection

Not only are these rosé wines as pretty as a picture, they’re also the ultimate fruity and refreshing choice for summertime drinking

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Lillet Rosé

This wine-based aperitif is made from a blend of Grand Cru Bordeaux sauvignon blanc, semillon and muscatel grapes combined with fruit liqueurs including refreshing orange peel flavours. You’ll taste honeyed berry, zesty citrus and floral notes. Best served over ice with sparkling water or tonic and a fresh fruit garnish. RRP$42.99

Church Road Gwen Rosé 2018

Inspired by the bone-dry style rosés of Provence, this wine remains vibrantly Hawke’s Bay in spirit, with lifted floral, guava and gentle herbal notes plus subtle red and stone fruits. A beautifully refreshing and pleasingly complex rosé, with a long, zesty and slate-like finish. RRP$26.99

Stoneleigh Wild Valley Rosé 2018

Wild fermented by the micro-flora that occur naturally in the local environment, this delicate pink rosé has red fruit aromas of strawberry, loganberry and redcurrant with cream. A dry style rosé, it has crisp flavours of ripe red fruits and a hint of spice with a refreshing, savoury finish. RRP$19.99

Brancott Estate Identity Rosé 2018

A bright and vivid rosé both in colour and style, this Marlborough wine from the Wairau Valley has fruit-forward aromas of strawberries and raspberries with a creamy undertone. A pinot noir rosé, it has a dry and crisp palate that offers bountiful ripe red berry flavours with a clean fruit finish. RRP$22.99

Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé

The first rosé champagne created by Perrier-Jouët, Blason Rosé is made from a blend of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier grapes, and aged for at least three years. You’ll experience intense fruity notes of pomegranate, red fruits and blood orange plus seductive honeysuckle, butter and brioche, and a rich finish. RRP$129.99, at selected Liquorland stores

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