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Friday, April 18, 2008

Your Classic Wine Guide With Descriptions Of Each Type Of Wine

Appetizer Wines:

Sherry (dry), Vermouth, Flavored Wines
Serving Temp: Cool room temperature or chilled.
Best with all appetizer foods such as canapes, hor d'oeuvers, soups, dips, etc.

Red Dinner Wines

Burgundy, Cabernet, Sauvignon, Gamay, Chianti, Pinot Noir, Petite Sirah, Ruby Cabernet, Barbera, Zinfandel
Serving Temp: Cool room temperature, around 65 degrees.
Best served with hearty foods such as: red meats, pork, wild game, cheese, egg and pasta dishes.

Rose Wines

Serving Temp: Chilled at around 50 degrees.
Best served with ham, fried chicken, picnic foods, shellfish or cold beef products.

White Dinner Wines

Chablis, Rhine, Sauterne, Chardonnay, Chenin, Blanc, White Riesling, French Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc.
Serving Temp: chilled around 50 degrees.
Best with: light foods: poultry, fish, shellfish, ham and veal.

Dessert Wines

Port, Tokay, Muscatel, Catawba, Sauterne (sweet), Aurora, Sherry
Serving Temp: cool room temp. around 65 degrees.
Best with: All desserts, fruits, nuts, cakes and dessert cheeses.

Sparkling Wines

Champagne, Sparkling Burgundy, Sparkling Rose
Serving Temp: chilled around 45 degrees.
Can be served with all foods at any occassion.

1 comment:

Val said...

MMMM, wine is my fav! I live in great wine country and that I am able to taste great wines at any given day! Love that and don't take it for granted!

Wish you could come on over taste our incredible wines.