decanter.com – What makes a satisfying glass of wine? Berry Brothers & Rudd’s new book explains six key factors which keeps a wine in balance.
A wine needs balance between all the factors that contribute to the taste and character. Read the guide below to know how to better understand wine.
Acidity is a positive in wine – it preserves the wine, gives it backbone, keeps it fresh.
Detect acidity through its mouthwatering effect, a tingling sharpness on the tongue.
Try tasting one glass of plain water, then a second with some lemon juice added: you’ll notice the effect of the acidity in your mouth. Any fruit needs some acidity to be enjoyable, and wine – the juice of the grape, at heart – is no exception.
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