“Acid is as important to wine as to some music of the 60’s.” … Discuss.

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Our next several posts — oh, oh, now we are committed — will cover some ideas to incorporate in your wine experiences in 2013.  First up, acidity.

Acid is truly vital to wine and here are some reasons why.

Acids in wines are chemical compounds giving rise to those wonderful sharp or sour tastes. 

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Remember the Riesling: Five Reasons Why You Need Riesling In Your Wine Cellar

Australian Riesling

   Kilikanoon Riesling from Australia with Fennel Chicken and Greens

There are at least five good reasons to give Riesling a try:

The flavors are constantly evolving;

It is highly ageable;

The aromas are distinctive and wonderful;

Alcohol is typically low;

There are various levels of sweetness from dry to botrytized.

 

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