Glass, Pour and Temperature – 3 easy steps for good tasting wine!
Follow these basic ‘wine rules’ and even wine out of a clear plastic cup will be good tasting wine!
The Glass: There are a myriad of fine wine glasses at many price points available. Use one that matches the wine whenever possible. You can use souvenir tasting glasses from a Winery, those always work well.
The Pour: Don’t fill up your glass with wine! Keep the amount of wine less than one third (33%) of volume of the glass and keep refilling. This let’s your ‘nose’ embrace the flavors as the wine evolves once open.
Temperature: Rule of thumb – room temperature (72°F) is too warm for all wines and Refrigerator temperature (38°F) is too cold
- Sparkling wine is served cold at 40-45°F
- White wine is often best at 45-55°F. The heartier the white, the warmer temp.
- Rosé would be most enjoyable at 50-60°F. Again, the bolder rose can be served warmer. P!nk, Billy Joel & Rosé Wines
- Red wine can be most appreciated at 55-65°F. Cellar temp is 55°F – start there and let it warm as it evolves. Bolder bigger reds evolve as they warm up. If your red wine is at room temp, put it in the fridge, ice water or place a ‘wine sleeve’ from the freezer around the bottle until it feels cool.
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