When summer comes, barbecue evenings and grilling with family or friends are a must and guarantee happy moments. To accompany barbecued meat and fish, rosé wine is a fresh, fruity and tasty drink. Find out how to choose your rosé for a barbecue.
WHICH ROSÉ WINE TO ACCOMPANY BARBECUED BEEF?
Beef is a meat with character. It is a good choice for any kind of dish. If it is traditionally accompanied by a rather tannic red wine, rosé wine is also essential to sublimate the flavours of grilled beef. In this case, choose a powerful rosé wine. The wine is made with a grape variety such as Grenache, Syrah or Cinsault. This will allow the wine to keep its power in the mouth despite the strong taste of red meat.
We then advise different Rosé wines to accompany a rib of beef on the barbecue :
- A Bordeaux rosé ;
- A Côtes du Rhône ;
- A wine from the Pays d'Oc ;
- A Pinot Noir from Alsace;
- A rosé from the southwest.
WHICH ROSÉ WINE TO ACCOMPANY BARBECUED PORK?
Pork, like all white meat in general, is light in taste. It is therefore necessary to find a rosé wine which does not mask its flavours, and does not saturate the taste buds. It is therefore advisable to accompany barbecued pork with a young rosé wineIt is fruity and light. The fruity flavours are best appreciated if the pork is marinated.
We recommend that you serving rosé wines with grilled pork:
- A Burgundy rosé;
- A Beaujolais rosé;
- A Bandol rosé.
WHICH ROSÉ WINE TO ACCOMPANY SAUSAGES AND MERGUEZ ON THE BARBECUE?
A traditional and almost unavoidable part of a barbecue, the chipolatas and merguez are pork meats enhanced with spices. They are therefore full of character and strong in the mouth. It is then a question of choose a strong rosé. This is why it is so important to find a way to make the most of all the flavours. Whether they are flavoured with aromatic herbs or any other spice, sausages and merguez go well with different rosé wines :
- A rosé wine from the Pays d'Oc;
- A rosé wine from Provence;
- A rosé wine from the Rhône Valley;
- A Bordeaux rosé.
WHICH ROSÉ WINE TO ACCOMPANY BARBECUED FISH?
For perfect with fish To accompany a meal, or even barbecued seafood, rosé wine should be chosen neither too winey nor too light. However, one should not hesitate to serve a rosé wine more powerful to accompany fish with a strong taste, such as sardines or herring. In general, however, it is suggested to stick to rosé wines with little tannin :
- A Côtes de Provence rosé;
- A Côteau d'Aix-en-Provence;
- A rosé from Burgundy.
WHICH ROSÉ WINE TO ACCOMPANY BARBECUED VEGETABLES?
We think less about it, but the barbecued vegetables can also be served with a good rosé wine. This is the most recommended wine, as it will bring freshness and fruitiness to your vegetarian dishes, and the slight acidity of the wine will not spoil the taste of the food. Grilled vegetables or potatoes cooked in the embers will be sublimated by dry rosé wines with spicy aromas. Several rosé wines are recommended:
- A Cabernet d'Anjou ;
- A Côteau d'Aix ;
- A rosé from the Languedoc.
Stars of the summer, the barbecue and rosé are almost inseparable. It is important to find the perfect food/wine pairing that will enhance both products. To accompany your grilled summer dishes, don't hesitate to trust the Provence wines of the Berne estate.