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What exactly is dry white wine?

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Asked by anupama kumar, 18 Mar '10 09:04 pm
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Dry white wine is wine made from white grapes which do not have any residual sugar, meaning they were fermented to dryness. Like other dry wines, all the sugar has been converted completely to alcohol.
Most basic white table wines are dry or very close to dry. This includes most common wines like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Pinot Grigio and the various wines made from these grapes. Many white wines can be slightly off-dry, meaning they have a small amount of residual sugar but not enough to consider them a sweet or dessert wine. Examples of these sometimes come from various regions such as the Loire Valley, Alsace, Germany and Austria, from various grapes such as Chenin Blanc, Riesling & Muscat!!
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 22 Mar '10 01:08 am

 
  
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Dry means 'not sweet' in "wine language". In wine production the processes of making red wine and white wine are different. When the grapes are crushed, the skin and seeds remain with red wines but the skins and seeds are removed for white wines.
Answered by Janis, 18 Mar '10 09:14 pm

 
  
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The wines with less sugar are dry white wines. Sula Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect example of a dry white wine as compared to Sula Chenin Blanc which is semi-dry.
Answered by anahitaa kapoor, 22 Mar '10 03:55 pm

 
  
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The following are some types of dry white wine for your consideration.
The Dry Ones

* Sauvignon Blanc

This crispy clean citrusy wine carries the banner for dry whites. It evokes tautness with a medium body that appeals with juicy fruit, herbal tones, mineral bits and bright acidity. It's broadly found worldwide but sparkles in France's Loire Valley and Bordeaux (where it's usually blended with Smillon), New Zealand's Marlborough, Austria, South Africa, Washington and in most of California's wine regions.

* Albario

This wine comes from Spain's northeastern Galicia. This area is noted for its seafood and their Albario is a perfect match with its citrus and stone-fruit aromas and flavors combined with rejuvenating acidity and freshness. It's called Alvarinho in Portugal. ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 21 Mar '10 02:48 pm

 
  
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Dry means 'not sweet' in "wine language". In wine production the processes of making red wine and white wine are different. When the grapes are crushed, the skin and seeds remain with red wines but the skins and seeds are removed for white wines.
Answered by mohammed shahid, 20 Mar '10 09:00 pm

 
  
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Wine made from white grapes which do not have ant residual sugar., that is they have been fermented to dryness..This means that all the sugar has been completely fermented into alcohol
Answered by thampy chacko, 18 Mar '10 09:07 pm

 
  
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Dry wine, for example, has only a small amount of residual sugar
Answered by Arshad Khan, 18 Mar '10 09:06 pm

 
  
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