making in France
It is difficult to speak of winemaking. The saying goes
in France there are as many wines as vineyards.
Every winemaker brings his one touch before, during,
and after the wine making process.
Each choice in the successive steps of the elaboration
of wine has repercussions on the taste and the quality
of the wine :
choice of the terroir
climate (and the date of harvest)
choice of the grape-variety, it is determinant
type of container in which the fermentation will
temperature at which the juice of grape is maintained
during the fermentation
type of container in which the maturation will
can pretend there is only one unique method of making
wine. That is the beauty of wine as winemakers are
also responsible for the incredible diversity of wines
we can choose from.
to say that winemaking requires "savoir-faire" and
experience. A winemaker is not only an artisan but
also an artist.
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