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Basic Wine Guide (that's accurate)

BASIC WINE GUIDE Almost Clear Green Yellow Pale Gold Pale Yellow Pale Gold Deep Gold Pale Salmon Deep Pink Deep Salmon Pale Ruby Deep Violet Deep Purple Tawny Sparkling Wine, Vinho Verde, Muscadet, Riesling Sauvignon Blanc, Verdejo, Grüner Veltliner Chardonnay, Roussanne, Viognier Rosé of Pinot Noir, Carignan, and Zinfandel Pinot Noir, Gamay, Nebbiolo and Grenache Sherry, Port, Madeira, Marsala, Muscat and Very Old Wine Rosé of Merlot, Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Tempranillo, Barbera, Carménère Albariño, Pinot Gris, Sémillon, Gargenega Chenin Blanc, Moscato, Pinot Blanc, Gewürztra- 'Noble Rot' Sweet Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Mourvèdre, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot, Nero d'Avola, Aglianico Wine with Riesling or Sémillon. Some Chardonnay Grenache and Sangiovese miner Wine Glasses 6oz 6oz 6oz Decoding a Wine Label 6oz 6oz 3ог The Producer The winery's name is not always this obvious. Many bottles show the region name as the largest text, such as "Burgun- dy." It's also common to see the wine named if it's a blend, such as "The Prisoner." If you like the wine learn what winery produced it. W. FOLLY Sparkling Wine Flute Light Red Wine Glass White Standard Bold Red Dessert Wine Glass Wine Glass Wine Glass Wine Glass Sulfites The Vintage Every year, changes in weather affect the flavor of wine grapes. Some vintages taste better than others, so make note what vintages you enjoy. By law, wines with over 10 PPM (parts per million) must say they contain sulfites. Most: wines range from 20-200 PPM which is nominal compared to most commercially dried fruit. 120-160 110-170 110-170 120-180 150-200 190-290 CALORIES CALORIES CALORIES CALORIES CALORIES CALORIES Sweet wine add 50 cal. The Variety Alcohol by Volume Alcohol by Volume Alcohol Volume Alcohol by Volume Alcohol by Volume Alcohol by Volume In the US a wine must contain at least 75% of the listed variety. Some countries don't list the variety, instead they list the region. Learn your favorite region's grape (i.e. Rioja is Tempranillo, Beaujolais is Gamay and Red Burgundy is Pinot Noir). 9-14% 9-14% 9-14% 10-15% 12-17% 14-20% 2013• Alcohol Level The alcohol level can help distinguish how bold a wine tastes. A red wine with over 14.5% ABV will taste stronger SYRAH Non-Vintage ICE COLD Unoaked ICE COLD 43 'F|6 °C COLUMBIA VALLEY 43 F|6 'C COLD COOL CELLAR TEMP. COOL ROOM 62 'F | 17 °C 68 'F | 20 °C than a red wine with 12.5% ABV. 48 'F|9 'C 54 'F| 12 °C The Region • WASHINGTON STATE• Vintage COLD 48 'F|9 °C Oaked The region can be from a general area like "California" or a specific site like "Volcanic Hill." Most regions are known for the types of wine they produce. For instance, mbia Valley is known for bold red wines like Syrah. COL 750ML 14% ALC/VOL - 54 "F| 12 °C Lasts open 2 Days Lasts open 1 week Lasts open 1 week Lasts open 2 days Lasts open 4 days Lasts open 1 month Wine with Food WineFolly WineFolly WineFolly WineFolly WineFolly WineFolly Salty Foods Richly Flavored Vegetable Dishes Spicy Cuisine Creamy Dishes Simple Dishes Roasted Food Rich Meats Sweets Fries, Potato Chips, Caviar, Anchovies, Sushi, Hors Indian, Thai and Chinese Cuisine Italian Cuisine, Spanish Cuisine, Pizza, Roasted Vegetables Cakes, Cookies, Chocolate, Pie, Ice Cream, Soft Cheese, Cheese, Bread, Hors d'oeuvres, Foods Roasted, Smoked and Barbecued Meats Cream Soups and Pasta, White Pizza, French Cuisine MEATS: Pork Chop, Chicken, Duck, Turkey and Other Poultry WINES: Pinot Noir, St. Laurent, d'oeuvres, Popcorn Salads, Sautéed Vegetables, Roasted Vegetables Cream Soups, Cream-based Pasta, Quiche, Creamy Lasagna, Risotto, French Cuisine Mediterranean Cuisine, Moroccan, Indian Cuisine, Spiced Dishes MEATS: Pork, Duck, Lamb, MEATS: Beef, Lamb, Pork, Venison, Sausages, Cured Meats MEATS: Oily Fish and Chicken Fruit MEATS: Fish and Shellfish, Chicken and Other Poultry Cured Meats, Sausages WINES: Chenin Blanc, WINES: Port, Sherry, WINES: Sangiovese. Tempranillo, Cabernet Franc, Barbera, Merlot, Negroamaro, Zinfandel, Carménère, Nebbiolo MEATS: Flaky Fish, Chicken Gewürztraminer, Moscato, Riesling, Torrontés MEATS: Rich Shellfish, Pork Loin, Chicken and Other WINES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Petite Sirah, Petit Sauternes, Madeira, Vin Santo, Muscat, WINES: Champagne, Crémant, Cava, Sparkling Wine, Prosecco, Metodo Classico, Cape Classique WINES: Albariño, Grüner MEATS: Rich Shellfish, Chicken Gamay, Carignan, Counoise, Zweigelt Verdot, Mourvèdre, Nero Veltliner, Gargenega, Muscadet, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano, Vermentino Late Harvest Wine and Other Poultry Poultry d'Avola WINES: Most dry Rosé wine WINES: Chardonnay, Sémillon, Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne Aromas & Flavors Tasting Tips What do you smell? (WHITE) Fruit (RED) Fruit How intense is the smell? Name a few fruit flavors. What do you taste? Lime Apple Pineapple Mango Apricot Fig Candied Cranberry Cherry Strawberry Raspberry Plum Tart Sweet Identify other flavors. Does it have a mineral smell? Lemon Pear Black Currant Is it sweet? Name a few fruit flavors. How intense is the flavor? Gooseberry Passion Fruit Grapefruit Blackberry Blueberry Olive Melon Stewed Candied Jammy Is the wine oaked? Nectarine Peach Does it have a mineral taste? How acidic is this wine? Is there tannin? Is the alcohol level apparent? How long is the aftertaste? Flower/Herb Flower/Herb Vanilla Grass Rose Hibiscus Vanilla Pepper Oregano Mint White Flowers Jalapeño Cinnamon Rose Orange Blossom Honeysuckle Lemongrass Ginger Saffron Anise Thyme Celery Eucalyptus Lavender Sage Rosemary Other/Oak Other/Oak Beeswax Honey Flint Rocks Smoke Clove Nutmeg Chocolate Sandalwood Bacon Fat Vanilla Dill Butter Mushroom Folly Tobacco Mushroom Black Tea Graphite Dried Leaves Caramel Almond Burnt Sugar Nutmeg Coconut Saline Solution Chalk Box Cultured Cream Petroleum Leather Vanilla Coffee WINE FOLLY WineFolly This is just the tip of the iceberg, keep exploring! © 2013, by Learn BY DIINKING. SPARKLING DRY WHITE SWEET WHITE RICH WHITE ROSÉ LIGHT RED MEDIUM RED BOLD RED DESSERT

Basic Wine Guide (that's accurate)

shared by WineFolly on Nov 23
Finally, a well designed and accurate wine guide for beginners. Make the connections between styles of wine, wine glasses, wine calories, temperature and how long a wine lasts open.




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