Understanding Wine Grapes

Written by Nerello Glasure

You will find that one ofrepparttar easiest ways to get to know your way around wine flavors is through grape varieties. Each grape variety has specific characteristics. In some regions, one grape variety is used to make a wine; in others, winemakers blend several varieties in a single wine. To help you identify grape varieties, below is an overview of each ofrepparttar 113098 major red grapes and their characteristics.

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon isrepparttar 113099 big daddy ofrepparttar 113100 red wine world. It is likerepparttar 113101 Chardonnay, as it is widely planted and distributed. The result of this is that there are so many versions of this grape. Many people think of Cabernet Sauvignon as being a wine that needs to age, but that is only becauserepparttar 113102 best red Bordeaux need age. Most non-premium varieties are ready to go right away. Under ideal conditions, it produces an aromatic, tannic wine that ages and evolves to be both elegant and powerful. Perfectly balanced Bordeaux is one that has classic notes of black-currants, cedar, cigar boxes, pencils, mint and dark chocolate. Sounds delicious!

Gamay Forrepparttar 113103 most part, you will find Gamay produced as Beaujolais. It mainly grows onrepparttar 113104 hills in south Burgundy. The aroma of a young Gamay is described as a wave of cherry and strawberry fruit. Onrepparttar 113105 palate, Gamay wines are bright and crisp. They are moderate in alcohol and have very little tannin. Wines from Gamay grapes are ideal for all kinds of foods.

Merlot Merlot started out as a Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux and has risen to international popularity. The great wines of Pomerol and St. Emilion in Bordeaux are based on Merlot with Cabernet inrepparttar 113106 blend. These wines show Merlot at its toughest and most intense. Merlotīs popularity is because it is softer, fruiter, and earlier maturing than Cabernet Sauvignon and displays some ofrepparttar 113107 same aromas along with mint, and tobacco. In general, drink Merlot young.

How to prepare a great salmon loaf

Written by Anita Dekker

You can find all kinds of recipes for creating a delectable salmon loaf. There are basicallyrepparttar same ingredients that most people use when preparing this wonderful meal. You can always add or substituterepparttar 113097 items to create your own unique dish.

The basic items used to create a tasty salmon loaf are 1 16 ounce can of salmon (drained and squeezed), bread crumbs or cracker crumbs, 2 beaten eggs, milk, chopped onion, chopped green peppers, salt and pepper. You just mix all of these ingredients together and bake untilrepparttar 113098 loaf is firm usually somewhere between 30 minutes and an hour.

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