Flashcards in Chapter 6 - Storage and Service Deck (18)
What temperature in C and F should wine be stored at?
10 - 15 C or 50 - 59 F
Why should you store wine on its side? Do all wines need to be stored on their side?
To prevent the cork from drying out . No, wines with screwcaps do not need to be stored on their side.
What happens to a wine if the cork dries out?
It lets air in and the wine becomes oxidized.
What four things are you trying to avoid when storing a wine?
Extremes in temperature (need constant), oxidation, light and vibration
Is 18 C (or 64.5 F) to cold for a red wine to be served?
No, above this temperature red wines may lose their freshness.
How should you prepare an ice bucket to hold wine?
Fill it 3/4 full with an equal mix of water and ice
What serving temperature for a medium/full-bodied white?
Lightly chilled (10-13 C or 50-55 F)
What serving temperature for a sparkling wine?
Well chilled (6-8 C or 43-45F)
What serving temperature for a light-bodied white?
Chilled (7-10 C or 45-50 F)
What serving temperature for a sweet white?
Well chilled (6-8 C or 43-45 F)
What serving temperature for a medium/full-bodied red?
Room temperature (15-18 C or 59-64 F)
What serving temperature for a light-bodied red?
Lightly chilled (13 C or 55F)
Larger sized glass allow _____ to come in contact with the wine. They are best for ___ wines.
Air to come in contact with the wine. They develop the aromas and flavors of red wine.
Medium sized glass allow _____ . They are best for ___ wines.
The fresh, fruit characteristics to be gathered and directed to the top of the glass WHITE and ROSE
Flutes ______ and are best for ____ wines
These enhance the effect of bubbles and let them travel through alot of liquid before bursting at the top. SPARKING
What type of cloth should be used to polish glasses?
Wine will lose its aromatic intensity _____ after opening
in a matter of days