Now in its second year, the Rosé Mansion is twice as big and serving over 120 bottles of rosé, drawing from every major wine-producing region in the world.

By Bridget Hallinan
June 06, 2019
James Coletta

Now that New York City’s Rosé Mansion is open for its second year, you may see a flood of pink pictures on your Instagram feed. Friends will lounge in the bathtubs strewn with rose petals, dive into bubbly ball pits, and upload Boomerangs popping out of a giant birthday cake, all the while managing to sip rosé, somehow. But Instagram-bait aesthetics aside, don’t forget that this mansion is also meant to be educational. Guests can find out whether they prefer sweet or dry wines, thanks to an interactive quiz painted on the floor; they’ll also get to try diluted acid in the “Acid room” to learn about the main acids in wine. (Tartaric, malic, and citric, in case you were wondering.) Of course, hands-on education also means tasting rosé, and there’s plenty. The house wine list, curated by co-founder Tyler Balliet, currently has over 120 bottles, drawing from every major wine-producing region in the world.

The mansion's fermentation explainer.
James Coletta

First, you start off slow. As you wind through the mansion’s 14 rooms, you’ll receive eight one-ounce pours of wine in your very own Rosé Mansion wine glass. The “Garden” room with the aforementioned bathtubs has a 2018 California Rosé from Apothic available to taste—the attendant told me it was perfect for summer as he topped up my glass, the rosé bolstered by hints of watermelon. A L'Agnostique Rosé de Cinsault complements a pour of tartaric acid in the Acid room, while the “Sweet room,” where you discover your genetic disposition towards sweet, semi-sweet, or dry wine, has three wines accordingly: Quady Red Electra Moscato (2017), Liquid Geography Bierzo Mencía Rosado (2018), and Plume Wines Terre Siciliane Rosato (2018). However, the real drinking starts in RoséLand—“part playground, part party space,” which features New York’s largest selection of rosé and Impossible tacos to boot.

The space, outfitted with cabanas and picnic tables, is where you hang out at the end of your experience—and while you can get a tarot card reading or play on the chandelier swing, we suggest heading straight to the wine bar. On any given day, 25 to 30 rosés are available by the glass, and prices start at $8. A quick glance at the dizzying wine list finds bottles sourced from Croatia, Lebanon, Provence, Macedonia, Turkey, the Finger Lakes, Puglia, Australia, New Zealand, Uruguay, Chile, South Africa, and many, many more places—as an added bonus, the 20-bottle reserve list is priced at standard retail markup, not restaurant, which saves you some money.

On a recent walkthrough of the mansion before opening weekend, Balliet told me that they’re still looking to add even more bottles to the master list, with natural wines from California and France on the horizon, as well as Pét-Nats and vintage grower champagnes. He says they’re also looking to partner with more women winemakers, who currently compose about 30 to 40 percent of the list (which you can find below).

A chandelier swing in RoséLand.
James Coletta

There’s also a tasting bar (“opening very soon”) in the Rosé Mansion’s future, with four different flights available each day. It’s perfect if you’re looking to try a few varieties at once—each flight includes three wines in five-ounce pours, and prices start at $15 per flight. Afterwards, you can make your way over to the Taco Dumbo stand and wolf down some chips and guacamole, with a few spicy tuna nori tacos for good measure—then come back the following weekend to do it all over again.

Tickets to the Rosé Mansion are available now, and can be purchased through September 30 at $45 a pop (or $35 before 5 p.m. on the weekdays). In the meantime, check out the full wine list below to get in the mood.

Rosé Mansion Opening Wine List, June 2019

Paşaeli, Aegean Çalkarasi Mermaid Rosé (2018)

Schloss Gobelsburg, Schlosskellerei Gobelsburg

Kir-Yianni, Amyndeon Akakies Rosé (2018)

Stobi, Rosé (2018)

Loimer, Rosé (2018)

Schlosskellerei Gobelsburg Cistercien Rosé (2018)

Bruno Trapan, Rubi Rosé (2016)

Château Musar, Bekaa Valley Jeune Rosé (2017)

Weingut Josef Leitz, Pinot Noir Hafeabzug Rosé Dry (2018)

Neiss, Spätburgunder, Blanc de Noirs (2018)

Golan Heights, Mount Hermon Rosé Galilee (2018)

Le Charmel, Côtes de Provence Rosé (2018)

Domaine Houchart, Rosé (2018)

Domaine Houchart, Côtes de Provence Sainte Victoire Rosé (2018)

Domaine Fournier, Sancerre Les Belles Vignes Rosé

Domaine Valéry Renaudat, Reuilly Les Lignis Rosé (2017)

Famille Despagne, Oh La La Rosé (2017)

Pierre -Yves Colin-Morey, Rosé de Pinot Noir (2017)

Terres Dorées, Beaujolais Rosé d'Folie (2018)

M. Chapoutier, Côtes du Rhône Belleruche Rosé (2018)

Mas de Daumas Gassac, Vin de Pays de l'Hérault Guilhem Rosé (2018)

Broadbent

Maison Marcel

Argiolas, Isola dei Nuraghi Serralori Rosato (2018) 

G.D. Vajra, Rosabella Rosato (2018)

Il Poggione Rosato (2018)

Murgo, Etna Rosato (2018)

Italo Pietrantonj, Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo Rosato (2018)

Fatalone, Teres Primitivo (2018)

The Pinot Project, Delle Venezie Rosé (2018)

Andriano Lagrein rose 2017

San Salvatore, Paestum Rosato Vetere (2018)

Benazzoli, Bardolino (2018)

Maison Marcel 1.5L

Caves Naveran, Cava Brut Rosé (2017) 1.5L

Château Minuty, Côtes de Provence M Rosé (2018) 1.5L

Laurent Perrier, Champagne Cuvée Rosé Brut (NV) · 1.5 L

Moët & Chandon, Champagne Brut Rosé Nectar Impérial Le By Psny 1.5L

Champagne Krug, Champagne Rosé (NV) · 1.5

Dom Pérignon, Champagne Brut Rosé (Luminous Label) (2005) 1.5L

Dr Konstantin Frank, Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir Finger Lakes (2018)

Hermann J. Wiemer, Dry Rosé Seneca Lake (2018) 

Ravines, Pinot Rosé Finger Lakes (2018)

Standing Stone Vineyards, Dry Rosé Seneca Lake (2018)

Bridge Lane

Wölffer Estate Vineyard, Summer in a Bottle Rosé

Osmote, Cabernet Franc Rosé Finger Lakes (2018)

Something from Channing Daughters

Dandy, Rosé (2018)

William Chris, Pétillant Naturel Rosé (2017)

The Infinite Monkey Theorem, Rosé (Can)

Laurent Perrier, Champagne Cuvée Rosé Brut (NV) · 750 mL × 6

Dom Pérignon Champagne Luminous Rosé

Dom Pérignon Brut Vintage 2006

Moët & Chandon, Champagne Brut Grand Vintage Rosé 2006

Moët & Chandon, Champagne Nectar Impérial Rosé

Champagne Krug, Champagne Brut 22ème Édition Rosé 

Château Musar, Bekaa Valley Gaston Hochar Rosé (2016)

Heitz Cellar, Napa Valley Grignolino Rosé (2018)

L'Agnostique, Rosé de Cinsault (2018)

Caves Naveran, Cava Brut Rosé (2017)

Rosa Regale

Maison Marcel

Apothic, Rosé California (2018)

Bridge Lane, Rosé (2018)

Plume Wines, Terre Siciliane Rosato (2018)

Domaine Houchart, Rosé (2018)

Quady, Red Electra Moscato (2017)

Brooklyn Oenology, Haywater Cove Rosé (NV)

Prisma, Pinot Noir Rosé Valle de Casablanca (2018)

A.A.Badenhorst, Swartland Secateurs Rosé 2017

Mt. Beautiful, North Canterbury Rosé 

Alkoomi, Rosé (2018)

Domaine Tournon, Mathilda Rosé (2017)

Yalumba, The Y Series Sangiovese Rosé (2018)

Mt. Beautiful, North Canterbury Rosé 

Alpamanta, Luján de Cuyo Breva Rosé (2017)

Crios de Susana Balbo, Rosé of Malbec (NV)

D. Bosler, Rose of Pinot Noir '...By Any Other Name...' (2018)

Bodega Garzón, Pinot Noir Estate Rosé (2018)

Liquid Geography, Bierzo Mencía Rosado (2018)

Zestos, Vinos de Madrid Garnacha Old Vines Rosado

Vera, Vinho Verde Rosé (2018)

Succes Vinicola, Conca de Barberà Trepat Patxanga Rosado (2018)

Nortico, Vinho Regional Minho Dry Rosé (2018)

Ameztoi, Txakoli de Getaria Rubentis Rosé (2018) 

Broadbent, Vinho Verde Rosé (NV)

El Coto Rioja Rosato (2018)

Azores Wine Company, Rosé Vulcânico (2018)

Maçanita, Douro Touriga Nacional em Rosé (2018)

Domaine Chandon, Rosé Summer Limited Edition

Casteller, Cava Rosé Método Tradicional

Caves Naveran, Cava Brut Rosé (2017) 

Caves São João, Bairrada Espumante Bruto Rosé (2018)

Gruet, Sauvage Rosé

Opera 02, Rosa (NV)

Michel Fonné, Crémant d'Alsace Rosé (NV

Raventos i Blanc, de Nit (2016)

Patrick Bottex, Vin du Bugey-Cerdon La Cueille (NV)

Croft Port, Croft Pink (NV)

Banshee, Rosé Mendocino County (2018)

Prisma, Pinot Noir Rosé Valle de Casablanca (2018)

Mt. Beautiful, North Canterbury Rosé

Italo Pietrantonj, Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo Rosato (2018)

Fatalone, Teres Primitivo (2018)

Château de Trinquevedel, Tavel Rosé (Kermit Lynch)

Dr Konstantin Frank, Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir Finger Lakes (2018)

Standing Stone Vineyards, Dry Rosé Seneca Lake (2018)

Hermann J. Wiemer, Dry Rosé Seneca Lake (2018)

Kir-Yianni, Amyndeon Akakies Rosé (2018)

Paşaeli, Aegean Çalkarasi Mermaid Rosé (2018)

Château Musar, Bekaa Valley Jeune Rosé 

Dark Horse Wine, Rosé (2018) 

Apothic

Prophecy, Rosé

Sunseeker, Rosé California

Fleur de Mer, Côtes de Provence Rosé (2018)

Barefoot Spritzer Cans

Leftie

Maison Noir, Love Drunk Rosé Willamette Valley (2018) 

Charles & Charles, Rosé Columbia Valley (2018)

Banshee, Rosé Mendocino County (2018)

Cristom, Rosé of Pinot Noir Estate Willamette Valley (2018)

Turley Wine Cellars, White Zinfandel Napa Valley (2018)

Klinker Brick Winery, Bricks & Roses Rosé Lodi (2018)

Iconic Wines, Secret Identity Rosé (2018)

Upwell, Rosé (2018)

Idlewild, The Flower Flora & Fauna Rosé (2018)

Le P'tit Paysan, Pierre's Pirouette Rosé Central Coast (2018)

Rootdown Wine Cellars, Rosé of Trousseau St. Amant Vineyard (2018)

Arnot-Roberts, Rosé (2018)

Langmann, Schilcher Frizzante (NV)

Massoferrato, Massoferrato Rosato (2016)

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