Two weeks ago, I listed some wines from Esquin Wines & Spirits that were great buys. Last week, we stopped by Esquin on Fourth Avenue South in Seattle and picked up some more value wines, including some tasty Rosés.

2019 La Spinetta Il Rosé di Casanova, Toscana ($15.99) - This 50% Sangiovese, 50% Prugnolo Gentile combination shows a brilliant copper color and enticing aromas of strawberry, pink peach , orange, cantaloupe, orange blossoms, summer flowers and orange incense. The flavors are deliciously crisp and lively, with notes of grape skins, melon rind and Tuscan hillside minerals. The back picks up strawberry liqueur and orange peel, followed by a brightly fruited finish. 18.5/20 points.

2019 Calvachina Bardolino Chiaretto ($17.99) - Bardolino is the town and Chiaretto is the Veronese name for Rosé. This versions shows a light copper-pink color and lovely aromas of raspberry, cherry, currant, tangerine, pink roses, orange blossoms, summer flowers and pink incense. The flavors, as well, are appealing, with notes of grape skins, cherry stones and Lake Garda minerals. The back picks up raspberry and currant liqueurs and tangerine peel on the was to a crisp dry finish. 18.5/20 points.

2019 Fabre en Provence Côtes de Provence Rosé ($13.99) - Brilliant copper pink colored, this Rosé possesses attractive aromas of strawberry, red currant, tangerine peel, pink roses, pink lavender and pink incense. The flavors are fresh and sprightly, with notes of grape skins, tangerine peel and Côte d'Azur minerals. On the back, the wine is enlivened by fraise and cassis liqueurs and orange peel on the nicely juiced finish. 18+/20 points.

2019 Les Hauts du Vallon Bandol Rosé ($23.99) - Composed of 52% Mourvèdre, 22% Grenache and 26% Cinsault, this exhibits a brilliant light copper-pink color and perfumed aromas of strawberries, red currants, orange, pomegranate, orange blossoms, pink roses, pink lavender and pink incense. The flavors are striking as well, with red fruits that are imbued with grape skins, pomegranate seeds and argil-calcareous minerals. The back picks up fraise and cassis liqueurs and orange peel on the way to a beautifully extracted and vivid finish. The best Bandol for the price we've run across so far. 19/20 points.

2019 Domaine Collotte Marsannay Rosé ($20.99) - Marsannay is situated at the north end of Burgundy's Côte d'Or and is made from Pinot Noir. This version shows a brilliant copper-pink color and seductive aromas of strawberry, red currant, pomegranate red roses, orange blossoms and pink incense. The flavors, as well, are alluring, with bright red fruits that are accented by grape skins, pomegranate seeds and minerals. The back reveals fraise and cassis liqueurs and a twist of orange peel, followed by a nicely fruited dry finish. 18.5+/20 points.

2019 Pascal et Nicolas Reverdy Sancerre Rosé, "Terre de Maimbray" ($27.99) - Sancerre Rosé is produced from Pinot Noir. This one shows a brilliant copper-pink color and lovely aromas of strawberry, pink cherry, red currants, cherry blossoms, orange peel and pink incense. The flavors, as well, are alluring, with deftly extracted pink fruits that are accented by grape skins, cherry stones and calcareous minerals. The back picks up fraise and cassis liqueurs and a twist of orange peel, followed by a lingering, balanced finely fruited dry finish. 19/20 points.

2018 San Felice Chianti Classico ($14.99) - Composed of 80% Sangiovese and 10% each of Colorino and Pugntello, this is a serviceable Chianti. It shows a medium ruby color and aromas of cherry, red currant, plum, mulberry and stick incense. The medium bodied flavors are engaging, with red fruits that are intermixed with red licorice, black tea and hillside earth. The back picks up squeezed currants and tart cherries, followed by a sweet-dry moderate tannin finish. 18/20 points.

2017 Sella & Mosca Cannonau di Sardegna ($16.99) - Cannonau is the Sardinian name for Grenache. This version shows a deep ruby color and enticing aromas of raspberry, pomegranate and currant with scents of crushed roses, tobacco, orange peel, and spiced incense. The flavors are supple yet firm, with notes of red licorice, cocoa powder, black tea and volcanic minerals. The chewy textured back reveals roasted berries and nuts, mocha and charcoal, followed by a spice and pepper dusted moderate tannin finish. 18+/20 points.

2017 Jean-Luc Colombo Côtes du Rhone, "Les Abeilles" ($13.99) - Les Abeilles ("The Bees") is composed of 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre. It displays a deep ruby color and rich aromas of raspberry, blueberry, currant, roses, mulberry, tobacco, lavender and spiced incense. The flavors are supple, yet vigorous, with notes of red licorice, cocoa powder and stony earth. The chewy textured back picks up roasted berries and nuts and charcoal, followed by a moderate tannin finish. 18/20 points.

2017 Domaine Nôtre Dame des Pallières Gigondas, "Mourres" ($24.99) - Most Gigondas costs upwards of $30, so this is a great buy. Composed of 80% Grenache with 10% each of Mourvèdre and Syrah, it shows a deep ruby color and rich aromas of raspberry, black currant and orange peel, with scents of crushed roses, mulberry, tobacco, lavender and incense. The flavors are supple yet substantial, with notes of licorice cocoa, French roast and Montmirial minerals. The back picks up framboise and creme de cassis liqueurs and charcoal, followed by a ripe chewy tannin finish. 18.5/20 points.