White wine is usually obtained from white grapes but something that not everyone knows is that white wine can also be made from red grapes of uncolored pulp to separate the skin (grape skin) so that it does not contribute color like This is the case of the Pinot Noir variety, used to make white wine or champagne.
Among the grape varieties most used for the production of white wine are chardonnay or sauvignon blanc, both of French origin, Verdejo, Airen or Albariño typical in Spain, or Riesling from Germany.
HOW THE WHITE WINE IS PREPARED
The process of making white wine is very similar to that of making red wine but with some peculiarities, this process includes the following stages:
- Destemmed and crushed
- Clarifications and elaboration
Each winemaker, thanks to his knowledge, experience and know-how, will contribute to each stage the variations he deems appropriate to obtain the best possible white wine, but the final result will also depend on the quality of the soils, the weather and the care of the vineyard, so even white wines of the same grape varieties and similar areas can be very different from each other.
TYPES OF WHITE WINE ACCORDING TO FERMENTATION OR AGING
The most consumed white wines are young wines and therefore the largest production of white wines is from young wines without fermentation in barrels. In some cases the winemaker or winemaker decides to carry out fermentation in oak barrels, to provide white wine with a greater body or other nuances or different organoleptic characteristics, obtaining in some cases, white wines fermented in very interesting barrels and of great quality.
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