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Wine IQ: Wine Components- ColorBoyer does not put a lot into coloroIt does not give you a lot of cues about the quality of the wine Color can tip us off oCertain colors indicate fuller bodied or tannic Or on the lighter side oCertain colors indicate of flawsAll wine starts as grapes in the vineyardoGrapes come in a great variety oVinis vinifer is the main grape Green, white, red, or purpleoTable grapes are not wine grapes Wine grapes are smaller All juices in grapes are clear regardless of color oThe color comes from the skin of the grape oTo add color, you have to let the juice come into contact with the skin for an extended period of time This is up to the wine maker for how long We squeeze the juice out for sugar water that will ferment and turn into alcohol You can make a white wine out of ANY color grape! oJust don’t let the skin touch oJust a little bit of contact will make pink Boyer shows example of two ZinfandelsOne us pink: little contact

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Term
Spring
Professor
BOYER
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Cabernet Sauvignon, Boyer

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