By Tony Aspler, Barbara Leslie

How can an analogous grapes make various wines? are you able to inform what a wine tastes like via studying the label? by means of knowing wine, you could drink greater wine. In grocery shops, liquor shops, and on the winery, the most important to selecting a delectable wine is understanding how the wine used to be made—not through the associated fee. Even the glass you drink wine out of can improve the event. With a few uncomplicated tips, being a wine gourmand is as effortless as understanding what you like.
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Australian Shiraz and California Zinfandel have been known to produce fruit from vines that are over 100 years old. These geriatric vines only produce a few clusters — but the fruit flavour can be extremely concentrated. Like a tree, the older a vine grows, the fatter its trunk. A new vine is about as thick as a pencil. After 25 years, though, you won’t be able to get the fingers of both hands around its trunk. How grapes get sweet Grapevines rely on soil, water, and sunshine to produce leaves and fruit.

Acid gives wine vitality, freshness, and balance. It also prolongs the flavour (giving the wine length) and refreshes your palate, setting you up for your next sip. Acidity also helps preserve colour in red wines. Many of the acids in wine are only of interest to a chemist. However, the main ones are noted in Table 2-2 along with the flavours they bring to wine. Table 2-2 Tasting Acids in Wine Type of Acid Flavour Acetic Sweet vinegar Citric Lemon Lactic Milk Malic Green apple Succinic Sharp sourness Tartaric Tongue-biting harshness What’s the degree of alcohol?

When reading a back label, always take the winemaker’s description of his or her wine with a grain of salt. After all, wines are like the winemaker’s children, and whoever heard a mother or a father describe their offspring as ugly! Chapter 3 Getting to Know Your Berry In This Chapter ᮣ Seeing the grape for what it really is ᮣ Keeping wine alive ᮣ Making wines red or white ᮣ Enjoying wine in its infancy ᮣ Discovering different grape types T he grape is the root of all wine, but not all grapes are created equal.

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