Sunday, April 09, 2006

Wine 101

Term
What it means
What to try

(1)Buttery
An actual buttery flavor (think really good popcorn)
Hogue Chardonnay

(2)Body
Describes the weight of the wine on the palate. Light feels like skim milk, medium = whole milk feel, full= half and half feel.
[light] Riesling Kabinett
[medium] Pinot Noir
[full] Bogle Zinfandel

(3)Fruity
Smell or taste of fruit: pear, apple, peach, citrus. (Fruitiness does not equal sweetness.)
Beringer White Zinfandel

(4)Spicy
Taste or smell of cooking spices--cinnamon, nutmeg, maybe even peppercorns.
Gewurztraminer

(5)Grassy
Think how a freshly mown lawn should taste if it tasted like it smells.
Sauvignon Blanc

1 comment:

  1. A friend knew the owner and she hooked it up with drinks and it, oddly, reminded me of an updated/cooler bar from that show from the 90's.

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