Differences between Red Wine and White Wine

  • Differences between Red Wine and White Wine

Differences between Red Wine and White Wine

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Differences between Red Wine and White Wine

Red Wine came from fermentation of dark-skinned grapes, while White Wine is mostly non-colored pulp grapes. Therefore, the former has a dark color and the latter has a light color. 

Types of Grapes

With different types of grapes, the wine will come up with different flavors and aromas. Below are some popular used grapes for red and white wine fermentation.
Red Wine:     Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot.
White Wine:  Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Blanc

Fermentation

It gives major difference between Red Wine and White Wine. Red Wine is fermented by the grapes with dark grape skins, which gives color and flavor to the wine. For White Wine, there is two method to ferment. The first method is using white grape to ferment with its skin. The second method is using red grapes to ferment without the grape skins, only fermented by the pulp of grapes.

Cabernet Sauvignon

It is mainly produced in France, America and Australia. It has the flavor of black fruit, such as black berries, blackcurrant and cherry. Both tannin and acidity are above medium.

Malbec

It is produced in France and Argentina, France is the native place of Malbec. It has the flavor of Black Cherry, Raspberry, Plum and Black Berry as its fruity. Both tannin and acidity are about medium.

Merlot

It is produced all over the world, such as Italy, France and Europe. It has the flavor of black berry, raspberry and plum. Both tannin and acidity are about medium.

Chardonnay

It is produced all over the world, France and America are having the best quality of it. It has a lot of flavor as its fruity, such as apple, fig and pineapple.

Chenin Blanc

It is came from the Loire Valley in France. It can be produced in production place which is having warm climate, such as South Africa and Argentina. It has a lot of flavor, such as apple, passion fruit and mango.

Pinot Blanc

It was found in Bourgogne in France and spread to other countries like Italy, America and Australia. It has high acidity which is having pomelo, peach and melon as its flavor.

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