Wine IQ Quiz 8 - Sugar, dry vs sweet - Wine IQ 8 \u2013 Wine Components Sugar\u2026 Dry vs Sweet All wines can be described as dry sweet or somewhere in

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Wine IQ 8 – Wine Components: Sugar… Dry vs Sweet All wines can be described as dry, sweet, or somewhere in between o Dry vs sweet is opposite Levels of Residual sugar are critical for detecting and tasting the wine o Sweet means there is sugar in the bottle o For Americans, we have sweet tooth Your pallet will naturally lean towards things we are more familiar with and that are easier for us to drink o Don’t feel bad if you are mocked for liking sweet wine o Your pallet will progress White wine is more lighter, fruiter, with a bit of residual sugar o Might not even detect the sugar o This is why beginner wine drinkers tend to like whites before reds Bigger reds usually don’t have any residual sugar We need sugar water to make alcohol o You make alcohol by having yeast, eat sugar, produce alcohol and CO2 and heat o Keep eating sugar until it’s all gone or is physically stopped By heating, adding sulfur/chemicals to stop the yeast Can stop at any time during the fermentation process whenever they want Pacific Rim dry Riesling and sweet Riesling o Exact same grape, maker, year, and vineyard o

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