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Red Wine and its Glory

February 27, 2018

Red Wine and its Glory

Oh my glorious red— so pure and so savory! Red wines will always be one of the most tantalizing wines every wine lover shouldn’t miss. These hearty reds are way fascinating, especially for beginners out there. Well, we are beginners at some point, and apparently red wines are the most popular pick for newbies. So, let’s take the reds into the spotlight and discover its glory.

What are the Reds?

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There are plenty of red wine varieties, from lightest to darkest, from lowest to highest alcohol content. These red wines have one thing in common— the hint of red. Red wines are created by crushing and fermenting the grapes to extract the hues, tannin and other compounds to make it red-colored. The grape skins contain the most pigment; hence, the thickness of the skin as well as the length of fermentation largely affects the depth of color in the wine.

Are Red Wines Beneficial to your Health?

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Yes, when you consume it in moderation. Grapes are very rich in antioxidants that have been linked with plenty of health benefits. These antioxidants are more in quantity in red than in white. And have you heard of the ‘French paradox’? This term is associated with the observation that most French have lower percentage of heart disease even with a diet high in saturated fats. Over the years, this catchphrase has been correlated with the regular yet moderate consumption of wines by the French people.

What are the Best Red Wines?

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Generally, red wines are very attractive and probably the most notable wine option. These enticing drinks vary in color and taste. And if you’re on the hunt for the best red wines, then you’ll never go wrong with the brilliant reds of Merlot, Pinot Noir, Madirans, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Barbera and Syrah. These red wines are normally in deep color with high alcohol content. The aroma and flavor of red wines are sometimes enigmatic, making it very special.

So, are you ready to indulge yourself with the brilliant red wines? We bet you are! 

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