The appearance of sparkling wines by chance. Specialists have observed that when the temperature in the room, some drinks had begun to wander, and carbon dioxide dissolved in them, as he had nowhere to go. At the opening of warm sparkling wine is like a small explosion caused by escaping bubbles.
As experiments with the wines took place in many cities and countries, there is confusion, then was released, a law was written that champagne wines are called only those drinks that have been produced in the champagne region. Other provinces of France no longer had the right to call their wine champagne, they were replaced by the definition of "sparkling".
Spain sparkling wine called "Cava", in German "Sekt", but in Russia and some other countries drink and continues to carry the name "champagne". This often leads to some confusion when choosing a beverage to a particular dish.
Technology of production of champagne and sparkling wines differs, as do the grape varieties used as raw material. Most often for the production of champagne varieties used: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and Chardonnay. At the same varieties of grapes can be mixed in different proportions, which gives the drink a more refined.
As a rule, sparkling wines using slightly unripe grapes, which a little sugar. The juice is squeezed and placed in barrels for fermentation. Secondary fermentation occurs in the bottle. Winemakers carefully follow the technology.
Unlike sparkling wines sparkling is made from absolutely any grape varieties, but is often used: Chardonnay, Aligote, Riesling, and Pinot Blanc. Sparkling wine can be performed by: champagne, Charm, as well as by carbonation. Method of carbonation relates to the cheapest, so the wine has a very low cost, but also the nobility of taste, it is no different.
In addition, sparkling wines are aging period. When the first is aged about 18 months, the second ready to eat after 15. In fact, the term aging some wines can be more or less.
Poor quality of sparkling wines made from inferior grapes, and sometimes from defective pressure, so they are not very pleasant taste, low bubbles game, nondescript color. Despite the fact that many of them meet the requirements of GOST, they are not always are safe. The use of poor quality of alcoholic drinks leads to serious poisoning.
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