Mulled Wine Color


Mulled Wine is pale, cool-toned shade of warm blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool yellow, warm cyan or warm red

Inverse Color #b1ba9d
Complementary Color #596244
Color Shade: warm blue (258.62° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 32.75% (better contrasting with white)
Mulled Wine Color Sample
Mulled Wine Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #4e4562

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Mulled Wine Color. The Purple Passage color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid blue bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Gobelin Mauve (#5e5a6a) for more calm effect. Try Bright Eggplant as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#596244 is the best complementary color to Mulled Wine. Cool yellow shades generally complement the warm blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #4e4562 complementary color is Finch, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool blue, warm blue, and cool magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Mulled Wine are #444a62 and #5c4462. Thus found on the left and right of #4e4562 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching River Bed and Mulled Wine colors as they work well with Mulled Wine.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Mulled Wine palette consists of #4a6244 and #625c44 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#596244). Try Axolotl and Hemlock colors in combination with #4e4562, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #4e4562 offers a combination of cool green and warm red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Mulled Wine. Thus Mineral Green and Kabul giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Mulled Wine contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Finch, Eggplant, and Mineral Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #4e4562 square combo is a palette of warm blue, cool red, cool yellow and warm cyan shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Mulled Wine tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#596244) and two others. The Kabul is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and River Bed – 120° from the complementary Finch. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #624e44 and #445862.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #4e4562 is made of 32% red, 28% green and 40% blue. In a HSL mode Mulled Wine has a hue angle of 258.62°, a saturation of 17.37% and a lightness of 32.75%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #4e4562 is made of 7.84% cyan, 11.37% magenta, 0% yellow and 61.57% black ink.

HEX #4e4562
RGB Decimal rgb(78,69,98)
RGB Percentage 32%, 28%, 40%
CMYK 7.84, 11.37, 0, 61.57
HSL hsl(258.62,17.37%,32.75%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(258.62,29.59%,38.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(31.249,10.5572,-15.6503)
XYZ xyz(7.4746,6.7578,12.4657)