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Class 3: Tasting Reds


tasting reds


Reds vs. Whites

 
Color
     - Red wines pick up their color during fermentation as the red grapes skins steep in the juice

 
Flavor
     - Red wines tend to have aromas and flavors of red and purple fruits

 
The presence of tannins
     - Tannins contribute a distinct mouthfeel, fuller body and the ability to age

 
In this Tasting

Pinot Noir Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon
Origins France - Burgundy France - N. Rhone Valley France...

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