The big difference between the rose (which is from Provence, France) and the Italian ones (rosato) are that the colour and dryness changes from region to region.
Sweet roses are primarily made from Grenache, Merlot and in the US Zinfandel.
These new world roses have a distinct citrus and acidic tone, make them an unforgettable holiday drink with ice on the hot sun.
Often a salmon pink hue, this style hails from the hills of Languedoc in southern France. The wines tend to combine soft strawberry fruit with minerality and herbaceousness.