Types of wine

BY TRAVELDINE

RED WINE

Dark colored grape varieties are used to make red wine. Cabernet Sauvignon is the most famous red wine !

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WHITE WINE

White wine is made from the alcoholic fermentation of the non-colored pulp of grapes. Chardonnay is the most famous white wine! 

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ROSE WINE

The type of wine that incorporates some of the color from the grape skins, but not enough to qualify it as a red wine is called rosé . Mateus Rosé is a best seller! 

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SPARKLING WINE

Due to significant levels of carbon dioxide in it, sparkling wine is fizzy. Champagne and Cava are some famous ones of this type.

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ORANGE WINE

Also known as Amber wine, orange a type of white wine made by leaving the grape skins and seeds in contact with the juice. Elementis 2011 is a famous amber wine.

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FORTIFIED WINE

Unique flavor and aroma is what makes this type of wine different from the rest. Fortified wine is wine that contains a distilled spirit, such as brandy. 

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 DESSERT WINE

Also known as pudding wines, dessert wines are sweet wines typically served with dessert.

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