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A Second Look at Rosé Wine

Rose WineIt is a pity that rosé wine is not given the attention it deserves. It is certainly elegant enough for just about any occasion, and it is so versatile it can be paired well with a wide range of dishes. It is the perfect wine for the times when, as DiWineTaste puts it a white wine is ‘not enough’ and a red wine is just ‘too much’”.

Achieving the Delicate Rosé Color

Rosé wines take their color from the grapes used to make them, but this color is not enough to classify them as a reds. One of three methods used to produce Rosé wine is the skin contact method. After crushing, the skins of the black-skinned grapes used for the wine are left with the juice for about three days; the gloppy mass is then pressed, and the skins are removed before the juice is fermented. [Read more…]

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