6 Types of Wines

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“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”

  –  Benjamin Franklin

Wines are certainly one of the best things in the world. It is not possible for anyone to know about each and every single wine that is available in the world but there are a few people who have come a little close in proving that sentence wrong.
There are certain wines in this world which are exceptionally good in taste and are also quite famous. It isn’t necessary that all the wines in the world that are available taste good, no it doesn’t work like that. Actually the taste changes from person to person. It is because of the versatility that the wines offer to us makes us all the more confused as to which one we prefer the most.

The diversity of the wines come from the different types of grapes, where it is produces and in what manner it is produced. There are a lot of considerations that are to be taken in order to get a beautiful and rich in flavor wine.

The are a number of wines that are available in the world and also the taste differs from person to person. It is quite difficult to make an accurate list of the best wines that are present in the world, instead it would be better to throw some light on the different types of wines that are available in the world.

Here is the list of the different types of wines in the world..

1) RED WINE

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It is said to be the classic wine in the kingdom of wines. It is prepared by mixing the delicious red grapes with almost any aromas from oak to eucalypti  or even chocolate.
Here are the types of red wines

⇒ Merlot

This is something that is highly recommended for the people who have just started to drink wines. It is kind of a safe net and you will usually not be disappointed with the taste of this particular type of red wine. This type of wine is very soft, with a wild mix of plum and blackberry flavors.
Well, if you go in terms of food then the Merlot pairs with anything that is on the table especially desserts.

⇒ Shiraz

It is also known as syrah in some places. This type of wine is a delicious mix of black currant and black pepper. This type of red wine will preferably taste good with meat dishes.

⇒ Cabernet Sauvignon

This is one of the most famous wines that is currently available in the world. It is a sophisticated french wine which is a mix of Cabernet Franc and Merlot with a full bodied taste of currant and bell pepper. This type of red wine pairs perfectly with meat dishes.

2) WHITE WINE

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White wine is made from white grapes and is majorly produced in Europe.
The flavor of white wine is usually combined with citrus and spicy flavors and they go beautifully with seafood and Italian dishes.

The different types of white wines are :-

⇒ Sauvignon Blanc

It is a classic choice for wine lovers and comes as a great pair with salads and poultry dishes.
This wine stands out with its light yet acidic taste , with aromas of grapefruit, bell peppers and grass.

⇒ Chardonnay

This is an exquisite white wine that is produced in Burgundy in France and also on the coast of California. It has a refreshing taste of oak, citrus fruit,hints of apple, pear and melon. It acts as a great pair with seafood dishes and also with pork.

⇒ Pinot Gris

It is an Italian white wine and is also called as Pinot Grigio by its Italian name. It is one of the most delicious white wine and is also rich in flavor and slightly spicy. It is usually produced in France and New Zealand.
The Italian version on the other hand is a little bit more fresh and crispy in taste and it goes perfectly with seafood and pasta dishes.

⇒ Riesling

It comes in a variety of appetizing flavors of lime apple and pear combined in a crisp blend. There are some producers in France and New York but the grapes are majorly grown in Germany. This wine goes nicely with poultry but it goes better with dishes that have a spicy twist to it.

 

3) ROSÉ WINE

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They are usually produced from red grapes and are a soft version of the red wines. They also have a very diverse palette, from crisp to light aromas, to spicy and full-bodied. The following are the type of rosé wines :-

  • Zinfandel Blush
  • Pinot Nair
  • Sauvignon

 

4) SPARKLING WINE

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This type of wine adds a fizzly/bubbly texture to the wine and also makes it luxurious.

⇒ Champagne

It is the most famous drink of all and is a well-known product of France. It is usually savored in moments of celebrations.

⇒ Cava

This is a Spanish wine and is very delicious in its taste.

 

5) FORTIFIED WINE

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This is the type of wine that has just been blended with liquor. It is usually blended with distilled wine that is Brandy. It usually just gives a higher alcohol concentration to the wine.
Here a some wines that come under this category :-

  • Port
  • Sherry
  • Madeira
  • Marsala
  • Vermouth
  • Bum wine

 

6) DESSERT WINE

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They are usually sweet in taste and as the name suggests they are served with desserts. There is a thumb rule that applies while selecting this wine and that is the wine must be sweeter than the dessert that is being eaten.

  • Ice wine
  • Raisin wine
  • Noble rot wine

 

 

There are many types of wines in the world and most of them are exceptional in taste. Try the different types of wines the world has to offer and see which one suits to your palette.

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