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Wine IQ 8 – Wine Components: Sugar… Dry vs SweetAll wines can be described as dry, sweet, or somewhere in betweenoDry vs sweet is oppositeLevels of Residual sugar are critical for detecting and tasting the wineoSweet means there is sugar in the bottleoFor Americans, we have sweet toothYour pallet will naturally lean towards things we are more familiar with and that areeasier for us to drinkoDon’t feel bad if you are mocked for liking sweet wineoYour pallet will progressWhite wine is more lighter, fruiter, with a bit of residual sugaroMight not even detect the sugaroThis is why beginner wine drinkers tend to like whites before redsBigger reds usually don’t have any residual sugarWe need sugar water to make alcoholoYou make alcohol by having yeast, eat sugar, produce alcohol and CO2 and heatoKeep eating sugar until it’s all gone or is physically stoppedBy heating, adding sulfur/chemicals to stop the yeastCan stop at any time during the fermentation process whenever theywantPacific Rim dry Riesling and sweet RieslingoExact same grape, maker, year, and vineyardo

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