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  • Ampurdán-Costa Brava Spanish More Wines

    Ampurdán-Costa Brava More Wines

    Reserva and Empurda Cabernet Sauvignon Spanish WineLook out for the rare wines made wholly of Chardonnay that are still in the experimental stages, but are extremely delicious. This Spanish wine Chardonnay bouquet by being kept in barrels of French oak for a short time. This adds the slightest hint of vanilla that is detectable in the background. This is a light and elegant Spanish wine that resembles a good Chardonnay from the French Catalan Limoux. Drinking temperature for this Spanish wine 53.6°F (12°C).

  • Making wine

    Many of the world's vest producers believe that great wine is first created in the vineyard. 

    Indeed, it is difficult to argue with the suggestion that using top-quality ingredients helps when transforming grapes into red wine or good wine. White wine can be made from both white and black grapes. Crushing breaks the skins, after which de-staking takes place. Gentle pressing is favoured and skins are removed. Fermentation traditionally happends in oak barrels, although today, when minimal change is required, most white wines will ferment in stainless steel vats, Maturation in oak barrels can add another dimension and flavour profile to a good wine.

    Red wine must be made from black grapes. This time the juice is fermented on the skins for better colour extraction. The juice, which runs freely after fermentation, is of the highest quality. The remaining pomace, or skins, are further crushed to release any more juice, which is generally used in blending for the best red wine.

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