Rosé Margarita Cocktail

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This Rosé margarita cocktail blends classic margarita flavors with your favorite sparkling Rosé wine. A delicious mix  of silver tequila, fresh lime juice, and Rosé syrup, topped with your favorite Rosé champagne. This insta-worthy Rosé cocktail is perfect for special occasions including Valentine’s Day or bridal showers.

Why you’ll love this Rosé margarita

  • Refreshing: This Rosé Margarita combines the classic margarita flavors with sparkling Rosé wine, creating a refreshing summer cocktail.
  • Special occasions: Beautiful and Instagram-worthy drink. The addition of Rosé wine makes it a perfect choice for special occasions and gatherings.
  • Balanced flavors: The combination of silver tequila, fresh lime juice, and Rosé syrup results in a well-balanced cocktail that’s not too sweet, not too sour, and not too strong—a crowd-pleaser for sure!

Ingredients

Rosé syrup: If you don’t want to make your own Rosé syrup, you can use store-bought simple syrup or make a simple syrup yourself using equal parts sugar and water.

Tequila: Silver tequila works better than aged tequila to retain the cocktail’s vibrant color.

Lime juice: Use fresh lime juice or bottle lime juice if needed. I don’t recommend using lemon juice or orange juice.

Sparkling Rosé wine: Choose a dry sparkling Rosé wine (Brut) or Rosé champagne

Ice cubes: To add to the cocktail shaker.

Salt rim: Lime wedge and berry or margarita salt for the salt rim.

Tips

  • Chill Ingredients: Ensure all your ingredients, including the Rosé wine and tequila, are well chilled. This helps create a crisp and refreshing cocktail.
  • Taste the mix: Taste your mix before pouring it into the glass to ensure the balance of flavors suits your taste. Adjust the sweetness or tartness by adding more Rosé syrup or lime juice.

Serving

Serve sparkling Rosé margaritas in salt-rimmed champagne flutes. Garnish it with a slice of lime or fresh berries such as strawberries.

Variations

Spice it up: Add a few jalapeno slices to the shaker for a spicy Rosé cocktail. 

Floral: If you love floral cocktails, add some rose water or rose syrup instead of sugar syrup to the mix and garnish with dried or fresh rose petals. Perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Rosé float: Serve over a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delightful frozen treat.

Classic cocktail: Add 1/4 oz triple sec or Grand Marnier to create a classic margarita with a Rosé twist.

FAQ

Can I make a large batch in advance?

While you can pre-mix the base ingredients, add the sparkling Rosé just before serving to retain its fizziness.

What’s the difference between Rosé syrup and regular simple syrup?

Rosé syrup is infused with Rosé wine, giving it a unique flavor. Regular simple syrup is made with sugar and water, without additional flavorings.

A Rosé margarita cocktail on a shingle slate next to strawberries.

Rosé Margarita Cocktail

Caro Jensen
This Rosé margarita cocktail blends classic margarita flavors with your favorite sparkling Rosé wine. A delicious mix of silver tequila, fresh lime juice, and Rosé syrup, topped with your favorite Rosé champagne.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 172 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 oz tequila
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice strained, chilled
  • 1/2 oz Rosé syrup
  • 4 oz sparkling Rosé wine or Rosé Champagne, chilled

Salt rim

  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 tbsp berry rim salt

Instructions
 

  • Add salt to the rim of the glass by rubbing a lime wedge around it, then dipping it into salt.
    1 lime wedge, 1 tbsp berry rim salt
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine Rosé syrup, silver tequila and fresh lime juice. Add ice cubes to the shaker and shake well for about 15-20 seconds to chill the mixture.
    1 oz fresh lime juice
  • Strain the mixture into the prepared glass.
    1/2 oz Rosé syrup
  • Top the cocktail with sparkling Rosé wine.
    4 oz sparkling Rosé wine

Video

Notes

For more tips on how to make this Rosé margarita, check out the cream-colored box in the article.

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 0.3gFat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 6994mgPotassium: 162mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 23IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Baby Shower, Bridal Shower, Brunch, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day
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