National Rosé Day is finally here and this is what you need to drink

You know we love a good rosé, and today may be our favorite holiday with National Rosé Day. As the second Saturday of June approaches, it is officially National Rosé Day and we want to make sure you're prepared. These wines will pair with a summer salad, fish plate or even a hotdog. Rosé is your one friend that no one will be upset is there

From our favorite real estate brokers, new rosé to the iconic Whispering Angel and Chandon’s Limited Edition American Summer bottle - these rosés will cover be ones to grab for our favorite holiday. If your unsure where to go, we've compiled the best deals in the city.

High Kick Rosé -a light, fresh and elegant rosé with notes of strawberries, citrus and herbs. Serve cold with elegant dishes of seafood or Salad Niçoise with grilled tuna or enjoy on its own with good friends.

Barrymore by Carmel Road Rosé of Pinot Noir 2016 - On the palate, the wine is delicate with floral and light citrus aromas. Flavors of fresh red fruits, along with notes of peach and apricot intertwine with bright, mouthwatering acidity, leading to a crisp and vibrant finish. The easy drinking rosé pairs great with burgers, sushi and spicy dishes.

Chateau d’Esclans Rosé - prestigious estate and winery from Provence, France producing some of the world’s leading rosé wines. The portfolio includes four premium rosés with an array of depth and flavor. In 2016, Château d’Esclans celebrated its 10th anniversary last year under the leadership of Sacha Lichine, who has elevated these wines to the respected, prestigious level he envisioned for Provence rosé, helping to initiate a massive rosé export boom.

Chandon American Summer Rosé - Grab your #ChandonSquad and celebrate National Rosé Day with Chandon’s 2017 Limited Edition American Summer. This festive bubbly bottle’s pink and red stripes mimic ocean waves to celebrate the summer season. Perfect for chic sipping, the rosé is filled with aromas of ripe strawberry, juicy watermelon, and fresh red cherry fruit interwoven with flavors of apple, pear and stone fruit. On the palate, the wine is creamy and seductive, with defined structure from the addition of still Pinot Noir at triage.

Chandon Rosé, our refreshingly fruity wine is dry, and has the best balance between complexity and fruitiness, making it a great pair for a variety of light foods perfect for summer including seafood - especially grilled salmon and shellfish.
— -Pauline Lhote, winemaker for Chandon

La Vigne du Roy Costieres de Nimes Rosé - – “Rhone, France A full-bodied, cherry colored Rosé from Costieres de Nimes in the Rhone Valley. Rich, balanced and fresh with notes of white flowers, cherries and spice”  (Exclusive to Stew’s Wines.)

Henriette Côtes de Provence Rosé – “Tastes like a bowl of crushed summer berries. This Provence style rosé is dry, crisp and refreshing”

 Wolffer Rosé – “Lush with aromas of peach, orange, citrus and lychee.  A gorgeous wine with oysters!”

Rosé is my go-to wine in the summer! It’s great on its own and it’s also a food-friendly wine. These are some of my favorites from France and the USA. They all over-deliver on quality for the price!
— Blake Leonard, Wine Brand Manager at Stew Leonard’s Wines

Where to go?

Pergola (36 West 28th Street) will offer half-price Rosé bottle specials from June 5th-June 10th in honor of National Rose Day.  Offerings include Whispering Angel, 2016 Provence for $28, Montrose, 2016 Provence for $24, Chateau De Pourcieux0, 2016 Provence for $20 and Rodney Strong, 2016 Russian River for $24.

Mel’s Burger Bar on Upper East Side (1450 Second Avenue) will add Rosé to their bottomless brunch offering weekly, beginning on National Rosé Day for $40. The price includes a choice of entree and all you can drink Rosé for up to three hours.

SideBAR (118 E. 15th Street) in Union Square will serve up $5 Rosé by the glass all day for National Rosé Day

Bagatelle (1 Little W 12th Street) is serving Rosé in the biggest way possible for National Rosé Day. Since Bagatelle does everything bigger, it’s time to go big or go home with Magnum bottles starting at $130 with Côtes de Provence, Château Real Martin “Perle de Rosé”, or for a night to remember a magnum bottle of Louis Roederer, “Cristal” Rosé for a price of $3,400.

Kellari (19 West 44th Street) is debuting a new Rosé All Day menu on National Rosé Day with a selection of Rosé’s from around the world. Options include Domaine Costa Lazaridi, Mas de Gourgonnier, Moraitis Estate Rosé and seven others available by the bottle, carafe and glass. Prices range from a bottle of Fritch at $40, to a bottle Chateau Sainte Marguerite Rosé Symphony at $65. Carafe’s prices range from $28 - $32 and glasses range from $12-$15. For the day, Kellari will offer 20% their entire Rosé menu.