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Wine balance


A wine's balance refers to how it handles the key components of acidity, alcohol, tannins and overall flavor does one component overpower the other or do they complement each other with each sip?

Last reply: 30th Jul 2014 / 3 replies / Post by Jhuvey

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lee1986

Posted by: lee1986
Posted: 19th Aug 2013

lee1986 says: In my own experience i have came to a conclusion. Each component has the ability to make the wine the flavour that it is and without one component it would not be as fruitful that it is. In my oppinion yes they all compliment eachother perfectly.:) Reply

Vadi

Posted by: Vadi
Posted: 4th Apr 2014

lee1986 says: In my own experience i have came to a conclusion. Each component has the ability to make the wine the flavour that it is and without one component it would not be as fruitful that it is. In my...

Vadi says: I am a wine tutor and run evening wine appreciation classes for adults. I always stress that part of the wine tasting process is to assess whether a wine is balanced i.e. if each of the the components acidity, alcohol and tannins (red wines only) complement rather than dominates the others. Reply

Bazz

Posted by: Bazz
Posted: 30th Jul 2014

Bazz says: Interesting... I never knew this. Reply

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