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Wine  Unfiltered Wine  United States

UNFINED
Opposite of fined, but does not exclude other clarifying processes such as filtering.
UNWOODED
A label term, usually applied to Chardonnay or Semillon, which indicates the wine has not been matured or influenced by oak.


The fashion that began among careful growers in Burgundy and the Rhõne Valley to bottle ' and unfiltered' has now spread across the world.

The wine itself is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (48%), Merlot (42%), Cabernet Franc (5%) and Petit Verdot (5%), and it was bottled unfined and unfiltered, so you might want to decant it.

HAZY: Used to describe a wine which is and unfiltered.
HEARTY: Used to describe the full, warm, sometimes rustic qualities found in red wines with high alcohol.

Refers to wines with slight particulate content when viewed against the light. Occurs most often in unfiltered or unfined wines where there is no need to worry.

HAZY: Used to describe a wine that has small amounts of visible matter. A good quality if a wine is and unfiltered.
HEARTY: Used to describe the full, warm, sometimes rustic qualities found in red wines with high alcohol.

Could be used to describe a good quality wine that is unfined or unfiltered, but usually pertains to unsightly matter suspended in the wine.
heady...
High alcohol.

A visual description, used to describe a wine that has small amounts of matter. A good quality if a wine is and unfiltered.
Heady
Used to describe high-alcohol wines with a fragrant aroma.

The white wine is fermented and aged in oak (one third new) for 10 months and bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Hazy
Used to describe a wine that has small amounts of visible particles when viewed against the light. A good quality if a wine is and unfiltered.

A winemaking process to remove small particles from the wine in order to clarify it. Some vintners believe that this removes some flavor and body from the wine, and therefore do not use the technique. Their bottles may be labeled as 'unfined' or ...

Judge the color and intensity by tilting the glass slightly towards you and then glancing over the rim. Next, hold the glass up to the light to assess its clarity with a murky red indicating sediment or that it was unfiltered or which is not ...

In about 14 days the wine is pressed off and racked into French barrels of which 35% are new. The wine is racked 2-3 times during the 20-month aging period to promote clarity and brilliance. The finished wine is bottled unfined and unfiltered.

See also: See also: Bottle, Wine, Unfiltered, Filtered, Grape

Wine  Unfiltered Wine  United States

 
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