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The origins of wine
The Cepa varietyThere are two thousand selections of recongnized usable grape varieties. The Cepa, a type of grape, marks the primary caracteristics that are named in wine varieties, caractaristics of taste and aroma.
What is wine in Argentina?
Varietal or generic wines?
Wines produced from a single variety of grape are known as varietal wines. A wine bottle labeled with the name of a particular grape may contain a high percentage of that grape or it may be made up exclusively of that grape
Is the process that turns the grape must into wine. During that process not only does the sugar become alcohol, but some byproducts are generated, like the acetic acid and secondary alcohols, among others.
Oak for wine maduration
Wine decantation and how to observe a wine
To decant wine use large glass or crystal bottles called decanters. The objective of decantation is to seperate sediments found in specific guard wines or unfiltered wines. If you only wish to oxygenate a wine (with no sediments) this procedure is called pour off.
The work of man and wine
Wine and the aging process
The aging process can last about two years at the most, in little barrels of this wood (barriques) and it is expected to become refined and evolved from small amounts of sterile oxygen that enter the wine through pores in the oak
Champagne, cava, spumante, are the names that identify the sparkling wines of different European countries. The most famous of them all is Champagne, which originates from the northeast region of France.
The history of wine in Argentina
Wood in wine