Drinks

La Vie en Rosé

Here are the best rosés under $15
Photo: Dave Katz/Tasting Table
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Memorial Day is in sight, which means it's time to crack open a bottle of rosé—and make sure it stays within arm's reach all summer long.

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The good news is, you don't need to break the bank to find a solid rosé. There are a lot of delightful rosés in the $10-to-$20 range, so we've put together a list of some of the best finds that fall under the $15 mark. Though prices may vary slightly according to retailer, all of these wines hit the sweet spot of both tasty and affordable.

We drew from our own (extensive) experience and also called upon two experts to help us out: sommelier Jean-Luc Le Dû of NYC's Le Dû's Wines and Chris McPherson, the somm at the NYC's Flinders Lane.

Right this way for #RoséAllDay.

? Ruffino Sparkling Rosé
Crisp, extra dry and made primarily with Prosecco grapes, this wine has notes of strawberry and rose petals. With a moderate 11 percent alcohol content, it's great for day drinking.

? 2014 Château de Campuget Costières de Nîmes 'Tradition de Campuget' Rosé
This pale-pink Syrah and Grenache blend has notes of strawberry and black currant. It's balanced and quite aromatic.

? 2015 Falesco Vitiano Rosato
With a coral-pink color, this Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Aleatico blend has notes of watermelon and white pepper, which makes it truly thirst quenching and refreshing.

? 2010 Château Guiot Costières de Nîmes
With its fuchsia hue, this bright, fruity wine has raspberry notes and pairs well with seafood.

? 2015 Bieler Père et Fils Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Rosé
With floral and herbal notes ranging from lavender and rose petals to rosemary, and hints of berries and citrus, too, this dynamic wine will keep you interested enough to open more than a few bottles.

? 2015 Chapoutier Bila-Haut Rosé
"This rosé is dry, pale in color, with notes of watermelon, tomato leaf, and a crisp refreshing finish." —Chris McPherson

? 2014 Kir-Yianni, Amyndeon Xinomavro Akakies Rosé
"Kir-Yianni, 'Sir John' in Greek, is best known for producing premium Xinomavro from the slopes of Mount Vermio in northwestern Greece. This wine offers aromatic notes of strawberries, rose petals and violet." —McPherson

? Château Giscours, Le Petite Sirene Rosé
"Widely renowned for their red, Giscours rosé offers value from a historic chateau with a long, rich history that can be traced back to the 14th century. [The wine] is dry, with notes of watermelon and tomato leaf." —McPherson

? 2015 Primitivo Quiles Alicante Rosado
"Made with 100 percent Monastrell (also known as Mourvèdre), this wine has ripe, tart cherry fruit and wonderful weight. Produced with cask aging for a rich texture and finish." —Jean-Luc Le Dû

? 2015 Paul Jaboulet Aine "Secret de Famille" Côtes du Rhône Rosé
"Bright and fruit forward with nice concentration and length. Thirst quenching and deliciously refreshing." —Le Dû

? 2015 Cellier des Arhcers Cuvée des Archers Rose, Côtes de Provence
"A light and mineral rosé with beautiful floral overtones and a fine, delicate texture." —Le Dû

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