Com­ing up Roses

Wine edi­tor James Suck­ling tasted more than 50 rosés in blind tast­ings at one of Thai­land’s pre­mier beach re­sorts, The Nai Harn Phuket, in May for James­suck­ling.com’s in­au­gu­ral Best Rosé of Thai­land com­pe­ti­tion. Here are his top 10

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do­maine ott Côtes de Provence Clos rosé mireille 2014 (sil­ver)

A very pale coloured and deep rosé with lemon, or­ange, grape­fruit and light dried straw­berry aro­mas and flavours. Dense and lively. Bright and flavour­ful. Very long and in­tense. Drink now.

94 points

siam Win­ery mon­soon val­ley thai­land hua hin hills vine­yard White shi­raz rosé 2015

Aro­mas of can­died wa­ter­melon and lemon with hints of cherry. Full body, savoury fruit and spice. De­li­cious fin­ish. More fruit-for­ward and deca­dent style. Clearly the best rosé of Thai­land. Screw cap. Drink now. 91 points

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