There is no doubt that many wine lovers prefer pink wine today. You can place the blame on white zinfandel, but the truth is that there are several rose wines that also are not sweet at all. The good news is that many brands of wine make some of the best games of many types of dishes as well. All you need is to ask these questions to ensure you get the most out of your pink wine and food pairing.

A glass being full of rosé wine

A glass being full of rosé wine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

What is the level of sweetness of the wine?

One of the main ways that you can successfully couple Rosé with a specific court is to first determine the level of sweetness. This can be a bit more complicated, since the majority of bottles of these wines have not provided the sweetness level on the label. When you realize how sweet is the wine without actually opening and tasting, you can observe the color instead. Deeper color represents high sweetness level.  Determining the level of sweetness of the wine, it’s important to know what kind of food to pair with it.

What is the “weight” of the wine?

The weight or the body of the wine refers to only how hard it feels in your mouth when you drink. It is determined by several factors, including alcohol and tannins. Just as it is possible to the sweetness of the wine, to be determined by its color, so you can use the weight to determine its color. Since the skin and rose wines from grapes produced in contact with the juice, there is a certain amount of tannins in them. In general, the lighter color of the wine means less weight. This wine is ideal for pairing with delicate dishes such as fish and cheese. Darker colored wines, on the other side, are usually bolder and have more weight and are best paired with spicy food.

What ingredients complement the wine?

Rosé wine produce a variety of taste and flavor, including raspberries, strawberries, apricots, and watermelon. As much as possible, you would want to use produced the ingredients that somehow complement the taste and aroma of rose wine.

What is the alcohol content?

A small difference in the alcohol content of wine can have a big impact on the flavor of the food you are pairing with. The good news is that you can easily notice content of the wine, as it is always stated on the label.

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