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Unformatted text preview: s hold that between two­thirds and nine­tenths of all European vineyards were destroyed. Some reasons for using various grape rootstocks High / Low Vigor High / Low Vigor Shallow / Deep Root System Phylloxera Resistance Nematode Resistance Drought Tolerance Alkalinity Tolerance Adaption to Wet Conditions Cotton Root Rot Resistance Wine Classification Wine Classification By grape variety: Such as ‘Cabernet sauvignon’, ‘Pint noir’, or ‘Riesling’. By vinification methods: These include classifications such as sparkling, still, fortified, rosé, and blush. Also by color such as red, white, rosé. Still (Table Wines) ~7­13% alcohol Fortified Wines ~20% alcohol Wine Classification Wine Classification By taste: Wines may be classified by their primary impression on the drinker's palate. They are made up of chemical compounds which are similar or identical to those in fruits, vegetables, and spices. The sweetness of wine is determined by the amount of residual sugar in the wine after fermentation, relative to the acidity present in the wine. Dry wine, for example, has only a small amount of residual sugar. Specific flavors may be sensed, due to the highly complex mix of organic molecules such as esters and terpenes, that grape juice and wine contains. Tasters will also distinguish between flavors characteristic of a specific grape and flavors that are imparted by other factors in winemaking, either intentional or not. The most typical intentional flavor elements in wine are those that are imparted by aging in oak barrels. those Wine Classification Wine Classification By vintage: Wines may be classified by the year in which the grapes are harvested, known as the vintage. By price: Premium, jug, etc. By Regional wine names: Historically, wines have been known by names reflecting their origin, and sometimes style: Bordeaux, Rioja, Mosel and Chianti are all Bordeaux Rioja Mosel Chianti legally defined names, reflecting the traditional wines produced in the named region. These naming conventions or “appellations" dictate not only where conventions dictate the grapes in a wine were grown, but also which grapes went into the wine and how they were vinified....
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