Dry Creek Valley
Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley
Situated to the north of the Russian River Valley, the Dry Creek Valley rests above the fog line. The days start with cool mornings and turn warmer later.
is a very odd term in the wine world. A wine is wet! It's a liquid! How could a wine possibly be ?
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White Wine for Cooking
So.you want a white wine for cooking. It's important to find a wine that compliments your dish, is of reasonable quality, tastes delicious on its own and is a good value.
Dry and Sweet wines are determined by the level of residual sugar left in wine after it has fermented. The LCBO sugar code attempts to categorize dry and sweet wines by labeling them 0 (very dry) to 30 and above (extremely sweet).
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A brut sparkler delivers palate-cleansing bubbles and a touch of tartness to liven up the scallops.
Essentially this is the opposite of sweet, although a wine that tastes dry still contains sugar, perhaps just a few grams per litre.
- Another of the more confusing wine tasting terms, can be used a couple different ways. Most accurately, describes a wine which has no residual sugar, the opposite of sweet.
Dry the label. Face it glue-side upwards on a clean surface to dry; facing it upwards this will make sure that it doesn't stick to anything else as it dries.
white wines Meursault 1998 Louis Latour
Clean, limpid medium yellow with a hint of green, quite rich, a really lovely colour. Touch of new wood on the nose, ripe melony fruit, slightly exotic, stylish and very expressive.
Dry Creek Valley Getaway
If you're in need of a vacation but only have a long weekend, pinpoint your plans by making a two- to three-day jaunt through the Dry Creek Valley in California Wine Country near San Francisco.
, Dryness: The absence of fermentable sugar, not sweet.
Fermentation: Process of yeast cells converting grape sugar to alcohol and carbon dioxide.
Dry: A term used to describe wine that is not sweet, usually containing less than one percent residual sugar.', '', 250)"; onMouseout="hideddrivetip()"Dry ...
In wine parlance, "" is the opposite of "sweet." A wine has little or no residual sugar after fermentation.
Flat, lifeless, lacking crispness, and ultimately boring.
Has no residual sugar or sense of sweetness. This doesn't mean all you taste is acid
Usually applied to hot, country reds, in particular wines from the southern Rhone ...
A wine that is not sweet because all perceptible sugar was consumed during the fermentation process.
A wine whose appearance, aromas and flavors, and/or general style are hazy and unclear.
One of the more common wine definitions, a dry wine has little or no residual sugar left in it after fermentation.
A technical wine tasting term. If you place wine in a centrifuge and remove all of the water, the powder that is left will be the extract. The amount of flavor that a wine has can be directly attributed to the extract.
Dry Grown A style of vineyard management where the vines rely on the natural rainfall and water accessible by the vines' deep roots to grow. Sometimes Winter rainfall produces flooding in the vineyard allowing water to be trapped in the soil.
: A wine containing no more than 0.2 percent unfermented sugar. Also a subjective term. Opposite of sweet. It can describe wines with a rough feel on the tongue.
Completely lacking sweetness. Should not be confused with bitterness or sourness.
In Languedoc-Roussillon the production of table wines is mainly done by cooperatives from which come most of the total production.
Dry: Opposite of sweet and characteristic of the best Champagne. Notable table wines are on the dry side.
Drying up: Term is used to describe a wine that is fading due to excessive bottle-ageing.
Uninteresting wine lacking intensity or proper acidity.
Dry White Wines
Common White Wine Questions:
How many ounces are in a "standard" white wine glass?
Not sweet. Absent of residual, fermented-out sugar.
Earthy Aroma of soil, damp leaves, minerals or mushrooms,
Extract Soluble solids making up the wine's body and texture, ...
Dry-Opposite of sweet; somewhat subjective in that tasters may perceive sweetness to varying degree.
Dull-Lacking liveliness and proper acidity; uninteresting.
: is a term to describe the absence of sweetness in a wine. This is a description, which all sugars have been converted to alcohol.
Elegance A complimentary term to describe wine that has class, breeding, finesse and style.
Dry—The absence of sugar in a wine. A wine with no residual sugar is totally dry. It is possible to have a slight amount of residual sugar, and still taste dry to most people.
- The opposite of sweet when describing wines. Sweetness is tasted on the front of the tongue and starts to become noticeable to most people when the residual sugar is above 1%.
A dry wine has no sugar.
Early harvest wines are made from grapes that are picked before they fully mature. The wine is light (and less filling?) because it's low in alcohol.
: The absence of sugar or sweetness. A fully wine contains no residual sugar. An over used and often misused term that should imply no positive or negative evaluation.
Dry - Wines with zero or very low levels of residual sugar. The opposite of sweet, except in sparkling wines, where dry means sweet.
Eiswein - German for ice wine, a dessert wine made from frozen grapes.
Having no perceptible taste of sugar. Most wine tasters begin to perceive sugar at levels of 0.5 percent to 0.7 percent.
Dry: a dry wine is one without noticeable sweetness. Technically, a dry wine retains little or no sugar after fermentation.
-fermented - Wine that is fermented until it is , meaning that all the sugar is converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide during the fermentation process.
Drying - Well past it's peak and losing fruit quickly.
Wines with little or no sugar. All the sugar has been converted to alcohol during fermentation. When used in winetasting terms, it describes the absence of residual sugar (sweetness) in a wine that leads to a 'dry' finish.
A wine with no perceptible taste of sugar.
This valley, located north of the Russian River Valley and west of the Alexander Valley seems to be a mecca for Zinfandel.
A term that describes wine that isn't sweet; its French counterpart is Sec. In a fully dry wine, all the sugar has been converted to alcohol during fermentation.
Not sweet and has little or no residual sugar left over as a result of fermentation.
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