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Top 10 Ways To Describe Wine (using Wine Descriptors)
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Top 10 Ways To Describe Wine (using Wine Descriptors)

In this video we delve into "wine descriptors" -- words that describe the look, taste, smell and even the feel of wine. We're breaking them down for you, and making it all make sense. Spend less time figuring things out, and have more success finding wine you love! Top 10 Wine Descriptors 1. Old World vs. New World -- at 1:26 2. Aroma -- at 2:40 3. Body -- at 3:51 4. Tannin -- at 6:03 5. Crisp -- at 7:17 6. Smooth -- at 7:53 (we even get into why you "swirl" your wine at 8:30!) 7. Dry -- at 9:06 8. Fruity -- 10:31 9. Oaky -- 11:44 10. Finish -- 12:25 Wines in this video: -Robert Modavi Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon (We've spotted it at Publix and Walmart. You can also find it at Total Wines here https://www.totalwine.com/wine/red-wine/cabernet-sauvignon/robert-mondavi-private-selection-bourbon-barrel-aged-cabernet-red-wine/p/163853750) -Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay (Again, you can find it at Walmart or Publix. It's also here https://www.wine.com/product/chateau-ste-michelle-chardonnay-2017/529023?state=NY&s=GoogleBase_CSE_529023NY_type_Wine_WhiteWine_Chardonnay_22&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=&utm_campaign=Google_Shopping_NY_Smart_Relaunch&showpromo=true&promo=PSCASE10&gclid=CjwKCAjwxLH3BRApEiwAqX9arR0cFbWBwUUIpQRGEKx5BURrjKZfNuDKDXBPesleiT6nRbe3Icb0YhoCZ4kQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds#) -Louis Jadot Rose (We saw it amongst Publix's extensive rose collection. You can also find it here https://www.wine.com/product/louis-jadot-rose-2017/406884)
Wine Tasting with UV | Elements White Wine & Rosé from Chateau Ste Michelle | Unfiltered Vines
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Wine Tasting with UV | Elements White Wine & Rosé from Chateau Ste Michelle | Unfiltered Vines

We’re Unfiltered Vines, and this is Wine On Your Own Terms! We’re sampling the new Elements wine collection from Chateau Ste Michelle, which the winery sent us for free to taste. All opinions in this review are those of Unfiltered Vines -- authentic, transparent and honest. Chateau Ste Michelle is a winery based in Washington state. With the Elements collection, they’re experimenting with flavors and aromas that you don’t normally think of when you think of wine. The labeling, for example, is really unique; wine labels don’t normally have fruits on them that aren’t grapes. But don’t be fooled! This is wine. No additional alcohol or fruit juice or even sugars have been added. Another key factor is the blending of the wine with natural flavors (that were created specifically for Chateau Ste Michelle) right before they were bottled. These wines are from Columbia Valley, Washington. Which matters because the “terroir” (i.e., the location where grapes are grown, the soil, the amount of sunshine, the temperature) influences the taste of the grapes that are grown in that region. Wines from the Columbia Valley, Washington region are known to have strong fruit aromas and flavors. Join us as we taste and delve into the three different wines in this collection (available only at Chateau Ste Michelle or on their website https://www.ste-michelle.com ) • Papaya Jasmine White Wine • Peach Ginger White Wine • Strawberry Hibiscus Rosé If you enjoyed our tasting and review of the new Elements collection from Chateau Ste Michelle, join us again for more Knowledge Sharing about the many, many wines out there. Click “Subscribe” so you don’t miss a thing! Ready for something more? Our Wine Experiences will have you discover the perfect wines for your individual palate. Be the master of your own tastebuds! Book yours today at www.unfilteredvines.com (must be 21 years or older). *Enjoy wine responsibly! #winereviews #wineexperiences #wineonyourownterms
How To Find Your Favorite Rosé | Unfiltered Vines
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How To Find Your Favorite Rosé | Unfiltered Vines

How do you find a delicious glass that hits all the right tastebuds when most rosés look the same? Join us on the journey to find out! Most red grapes can be used to make rosé; the type of grape (or the “varietal”) depends on the region, and each grape will add a little of its own personality to the mix! In Provence, France, where much of the rosé found here in the U.S. comes from. Rosé is made in one of four ways -- which matters, because each of these methods affects what you’re likely to taste: 1. Limited Skin Maceration (say that three times fast!) This is the most popular way of making rosé, so most of what you’ll see in your local wine store will be made in this way. The skins are left to soak in the juice mixture for a small amount of time, somewhere between six to 48 hours. The longer the skins soak in this juice and skin mixture, the darker and more richly flavored the rosé. 2. Direct Pressing. In this method, the grapes are slowly juiced or “pressed” right away while still on the bunch. This method produces rosés that are lightest in color, and have a low acidity with hints of citrus, strawberry or rhubarb. 3. Saignée Method The saignée / “bleeding” method is one of those rare ways of making wine, and is used by few wineries. Saignée method rosés are likely to be richer and medium-bodied, for those who like their wine with a more substantial mouthfeel. 4. Blending Red wine + white wine = rosé (right?). Blended rosés are unique in their taste as the winemaker gets to play with combinations that achieve just the right flavor profile -- everything from crisp, bright melon to lush, ripening cherry. Remember, "dry" doesn’t mean “not fruity”, it means no sugary/syrupy ending. Dry style rosés tend to contain these grapes: -Grenache -Sangiovese -Syrah -Mourvèdre -Carignan -Cinsault -Pinot Noir Sweeter rosé styles include: -White Zinfandel -White Merlot -Pink Moscato Whether you like your rosé dry or sweet, with or without bubbles, in a blend or made from a direct press, there is SO much rosé out there to try. We’d love to know your favorites in the comments below! If you enjoyed this episode from Unfiltered Vines, and don’t want to miss a thing, don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to our channel and click the bell for notifications of our next videos! *Enjoy wine responsibly! Wines Featured Here: 1) Los Dos Rosé - made by the Bodegas Aragonesas winemaking collective in the northeast of Spain. This particular rosé is made mostly from Grenache or Garnacha grapes as they’re called in Spain, mixed with a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. 2) The Palm - a sister wine of the popular rosé Whispering Angel, made by the same Provence, France winery, Château d'Esclans. It’s a blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah grapes.

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