Grapes

Your Essential Guide to Syrah Wine

Syrah Grapes

What Is Syrah? Boldness and spiciness are the main Syrah characteristics. This full-bodied red wine is chock full of the most delicious aromatic aromas of ripe fruit, smoke, and black pepper, to name a few. There are slight variations on the intensity and texture depending on where the grapes have grown and the wine produced, …

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Gewürztraminer Wine Guide 101

Gewürztraminer Grapes

What Is Gewürztraminer Wine? Gewürztraminer is a tricky little grape variety. It is often included in beginner’s “blind tasting” courses because it has some unique aromas and flavors. Gewürztraminer characteristics are strong and easily identifiable in this concentrated, aromatic white wine. Its entrancing golden appearance, high alcohol content, and waxy texture are also clueing that …

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Your Complete Nebbiolo Wine Guide

Nebbiolo Grapes

What Is Nebbiolo? Nebbiolo wines are produced from the Nebbiolo grapes grown in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. The Nebbiolo characteristics are easily discerned because they have a unique scent, very strong tannins, and high acidity. Another characteristic is the inclination for its color to fade over time. Pernickety Grapes From Piedmont! Nebbiolo grapes …

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The Essential Guide to Semillon Wine

Semillon Grapes

What Is Semillon? Common Semillon characteristics are simplicity and purity, especially when they are young. Depending on where the vineyards are situated, you can find some that are more full-bodied and fruitier, or with herbal hints. Typically Semillon wine has high levels of acidity and low alcohol content and that gives this white wine a …

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