Wine is a drink of the gods, dry and semisweet, white wine can crown any celebration or become an integral part of the evening for two or a modest family dinner, introducing a note of solemnity.
In choosing such a refined drink as whiteWine should be based on its own tastes and preferences, giving the leading role to the composition, the region of manufacture, the presence of an excise stamp, and not a high price tag in an expensive store, because white wine a priori has a lower price than a wine that has a reddish tinge.
Contrary to popular belief that qualityWhite wine should be capped with a cork plug, there are a lot of modern brands with a screw cap or silicone cap. This attribute is not at all a characteristic of a bad white wine, but rather symbolizes a modern approach to established traditions.
Country of Origin
It should also be remembered that many wine-producing countries provide excellent inexpensive analogues to established wine brands, for example, white wines
- New Zealand,
- South Africa. Brands represented by these countries have a less significant mark-up than beverages brought from the old world, France, Germany, Italy. This fact is often explained by the mono composition of inexpensive white wines, in contrast to the complex recipes of drinks brought from countries of Europe, since ancient times engaged in winemaking.
Do not give up the domestic wines, wines of Georgia and Moldova, which, along with democratic prices, often offer excellent quality of the drink.
Freshness of white wine
Some white wines have good taste onlyIn a fresh state, they include wines with the name: Shiraz and Sauvignon. It's worth remembering that the age of white wine, supposedly determining its taste characteristics - is more a myth than a reality. Pay close attention to the type of label, the manufacturer's indication (preferably if it is large), of the specific harvesting region.
Foreign wine, equipped with a Russian-language label and incomplete information about the manufacturer, most likely spilled specifically for the country of the exporter, and is unlikely to offer a decent quality.
Buy bottles with a classic shape, notWeighted with tinsel and fantasy decorations. Pay attention to dry wines, they are devoid of that sweet taste, behind which sometimes hides a not too high-quality bouquet, preservatives and flavors. The most popular among the inexpensive white wines, according to a special rating, are wines made from the varieties of the Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Muscat, Pino.