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Wine Spectator School


Class 2: Tasting Reds


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SEE: Clarity, Color, Intensity, Legs

Because sediment takes time to form, most young red wines won't have sediment. In older reds, sediment is normal.

 

 
EXAMINING CLARITY

  1. Set your glasses on the table before you, and looking through the wines, examine them for clarity.
  2. Is each wine clear, or do you see sediment in either?
  3. On your tasting worksheet, circle the clarity that most closely matches each wine.
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