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What are the varietals of wine?

Last Updated: 20th June, 2020

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A varietal wine is a wine made primarily from a single named grape variety, and which typically displays the name of that variety on the wine label. Examples of grape varieties commonly used in varietal wines are Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot.

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Consequently, how many varietals of wine are there?

The answer surprised me - there are over 10,000 varieties of wine grapes in the world. Many of these varieties have been developed by using grafting and other methods to produce new hybrids. Often, certain types of grapes are popular in certain countries.

One may also ask, what are the 3 types of wine? To make it simple, we will classify the wine into 5 main categories; Red, White, Rose, Sweet or Dessert and Sparkling.

  • White Wine. Many of you may understand that white wine is made of white grapes alone, but actually it can be either red or black grapes.
  • Red Wine.
  • Rose Wine.
  • Dessert or Sweet Wine.
  • Sparkling Wine.

Simply so, what are the 4 types of wine?

4 Types of Wine

  • White Wines. The most popular varieties of white wine are riesling, chardonnay, pinot grigio, chenin blanc, sauvignon blanc and moscato.
  • Red Wines. In the types of red wine category, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, merlot and syrah are at the top of most lists.
  • Sparkling Wines.
  • Rose.

What are wine types?

The 10 Most Popular Types of Wine

  • Chardonnay: Chardonnay is a medium to full-bodied white wine that is grown globally but holds its own as the most popular wine varietal in America.
  • Riesling:
  • Pinot Grigio:
  • Sauvignon Blanc:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon:
  • Pinot Noir:
  • Syrah:
  • Zinfandel:

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