Off-Dry: These wines have some amount of sweetness which may also be due to its cheap quality, because most sweet wines are found to be inexpensive. But some German off-dry wines are quite flavorful.
Roses and Blush Wines: These are pink wines, but are more similar in taste to white wines, and fall under the category of white wines.
Visiting your friends for a football party? The perfect gift to take along is the ‘Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut (Spain). This sparkling wine is a blend of three white grapes of Spain. With its crisp flavor and a smooth finish, it is the perfect white wine gift for you and your old friends.
White wine is much lighter in flavor than red wine and can be served before, after and even in between meals. A misconception about white wine is that should be served chilled. But chilling diminishes the flavor as it is already light. Optimum white wine serving temperatures are between 45 – 50F. When it comes to variety, the first eight names which come to a wine lover’s mind are; Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Grigio, Semillon, Viognier and Chenin Blanc. The common white wine flavors are; apple, lemon, pineapple, grape fruit, lime, pear, melon, butter, honey, floral, herb and earthy.