How is rosé wine made?
Rosé is generally made from blue grapes, but there is also increasing experimentation with blending blue and white grapes. The skin of the grapes gives rosé its color. The longer the skin makes contact with the grape juice, the darker the wine becomes in color. Once the wine reaches the right color, the winemaker separates the juice from the solids. Rosé wine can therefore be light orange or bright pink. The grape variety also plays a role here. This is why rosé wines come in many different colors and flavors. Vinification, the way the wine is prepared, also plays an important role in the taste of the final product.
Organic, biodynamic or natural wine rosé
The way the grapes are grown and the additions made during vinification make a rosé wine organic, biodynamic or a natural wine. In organic rosé, the winemaker does not use pesticides, fertilizers or other chemicals on the vineyard. However, additional substances may be added to the wine during vinification. In biodynamic rosé, these rules are also followed, but the winemaker takes nature into account even more. For example, operations are coordinated with the position of the sun and moon. Grapes for rosé nature wine are grown organically or biodynamically. The grapes are picked by hand and then no additives are allowed to be added to the rosé. This means that the winemaker lets nature take its course as much as possible. Only sulfite is sometimes added in small amounts so that the rosé is slightly more stable.
Buy the best rosé natural wine
At Aardig Wijntje you will find some great rosé nature wines. Often these are unfiltered rosé and they contain little to no sulfite. Natural wine is often made in small batches. Because of the few interventions by the winemaker, the taste of the wine varies from year to year. Be surprised by the intense flavors and colors of different rosé wines and discover your own favorite.
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