Everything You Needed To Know About Different Types of Wines!

Below you will find an outline of the types of wine available to all of us together with a brief description. I hope you enjoy reading the article and i welcome your comments.

Red

red_wine_glassCabernet Sauvignon-

One of the most popular varieties and the grape is found particularly in Australia, California and Italy. If produced well it will provide you with a rich, well bodied fruity flavor. Good for all types of meats.

Merlot-

Another favorite. With a Merlot you should find a medium bodied wine with a juicy plum flavor with blackcurrant flavors and a sweet aroma.

Pinot Noir-

You will usually find this type wine has a lighter color than the previous two entries. It has a reputation of being particularly smooth, delicate and light.

Syrah-

The traditional type of Syrah will be of a deep red color and smooth. However, its distinctive nature stems from the spices that are often added which creates a really interesting flavor and of course the spices also create a lovely aroma.

White

white-wineChenin Blanc-

An excellent all rounder. This type of grape can produce dry, sweet, or medium. Most produce a lovely apply flavor and high in acidity which means this is a wine that can be kept for a considerable period of time.

Chardonnay-

This type of wine is usually lighter and more delicate than the other white wines. Very popular and it is often said is the best accompaniment to Chicken.

Riesling-

This wine originated in Germany and has a powerful apple like aroma. You will find sweet, dry and medium flavors, but if you are trying Thai and Chinese food, then Riesling is the way forward.

Muscat-

The so called “Spanish wine” and the wine is usually a yellow/amber color. It will often be medium bodied with a fruity flavor with a velvet touch.