The South of France is famous for its ros\u00e9s. Along the southeast Mediterranean coast, lies the region of Provence, home to some of the country's oldest vineyards and the celebrated style of dry ros\u00e9 that's perfect for the warmer months. And while a select few bottles are fine to hold until chillier weather arrives, most Proven\u00e7al ros\u00e9s are made to be enjoyed now.\r\n\r\nPop open a bottle of these ros\u00e9s and feel like you're relaxing by the French Riviera.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nCh\u00e2teau Vignelaure 2017 Ros\u00e9 (Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence); $24, 93 points. The estate vineyard is on the north slopes of Sainte-Victoire facing the massive Lub\u00e9ron mountain. This is a wind-sheltered region, reflected in this wine's ripe fruit balanced with crisp acidity and a mineral texture. It is full in the mouth, rich and with the chance of aging. Drink now, or keep until later in 2018. Monsieur Touton Selection Ltd. Editors\u2019 Choice.\u2014Roger Voss\r\n\r\nGassier 2017 Ch\u00e2teau Gassier Cuv\u00e9e 946 Ros\u00e9 (C\u00f4tes de Provence Sainte-Victoire); $50, 93 points. This is a rich, impressive cuv\u00e9e, named after the cross perched above the vineyards at a height of 3,000 feet. It is packed with ripe strawberry fruits as well as a full and rounded character. The red fruits are balanced by a crisp edge that will allow it to age for several months. Drink this wine now, or wait until late 2018. Wilson Daniels Ltd.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nCh\u00e2teau de l'Escarelle 2017 Les Deux Anges Ros\u00e9 (Coteaux Varois en Provence); $24, 92 points. The rich style of ros\u00e9 from this estate has produced an impressive cuv\u00e9e. It is full, ripe and packed with red fruits. It is also lined with acidity, crisp lemon and grapefruit flavors and a spicy character that adds complexity. This wine would be worth aging and drinking with the Thanksgiving turkey. Ideal Wine and Spirits. Editors' Choice.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nMirabeau 2017 Etoile Ros\u00e9 (C\u00f4tes de Provence); $35, 92 points. Almost entirely Grenache (90%) with a touch of Cinsault, this is Mirabeau's top cuv\u00e9e. It has a rich texture, rounded with ripe red fruits and a hint of vanilla. The wine is smooth, generous and will be even better after a few months. Wait until late 2018. Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nCh\u00e2teau de Calavon 2017 Ros\u00e9 (Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence); $20, 91 points. Always impressive, this wine is full, rich and generous. Its strawberry and summer-fruit-flavors have a touch of pepper as well as full acidity. This concentrated wine is made for food and is ready to drink. Weygandt-Metzler.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nCommanderie de la Bargemone 2017 Ros\u00e9 (Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence); $20, 91 points. This ancient estate, founded in the Middle Ages by the Knights Templar, has produced an exemplary ros\u00e9. It has lightness and poise as well as great fruitiness, acidity and a crisp, zesty texture. Perfumed and with red-currant and strawberry flavors, the wine is ready to drink. Hand Picked Selections. Editors' Choice.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nDomaine de Cala 2017 Trois Points Rouge Ros\u00e9 (Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence); $25, 91 points. Almost white in color, this ros\u00e9 tastes anything but pale. It is packed with crisp acidity and a rich underlay of juicy red fruits. The owner, Joachim Splichal, is a chef who has returned to Provence where he originally learned to cook. Drink the wine from later in 2018. Wine Warehouse Imports. Editors' Choice.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nFigui\u00e8re 2017 Premi\u00e8re Ros\u00e9 (C\u00f4tes de Provence); $25, 91 points. Produced from organically grown grapes, this wine has a streamlined sense of purity on the palate. Its intense acidity with red-currant fruitiness and its mineral texture add an extra bite, making it a great wine with food. Drink now. Craft + Estate\u2013The Winebow Group. Editors' Choice.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nCh\u00e2teau Miraval 2017 Ros\u00e9 (C\u00f4tes de Provence); $33, 91 points. Still owned jointly by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, this beautiful estate has produced a rich, full wine. Made for the owners by the Perrin family of Ch\u00e2teau de Beaucastel in the Rh\u00f4ne Valley, this wine exhibits great sophistication, with rich caramel and strawberry fruit and spice. Drink now. Vineyard Brands.\u2014R.V.\r\n\r\nCh\u00e2teau d'Esclans 2017 Rock Angel Ros\u00e9 (C\u00f4tes de Provence); $35, 90 points. This is a soft, aromatic and ripe wine. It wears its high alcohol lightly, showing off good acidity as well as rich strawberry flavors. An attractive touch of spice mingles with the final crisp acidity. Drink now. Shaw-Ross International Importers.\u2014R.V.