What is a light and fruity red wine?
Do you know the meaning of a light and fruity red wine? At Epi-curieux we define it as THE pleasure wine, the wine that we would like to taste at any time of the day (not before 10 am of course). A light and fruity red wine, it is a wine that we would like to taste during a real moment of sharing, a moment of conviviality between friends, family. It will appeal to novices because it will be lively, greedy, as it will appeal to lovers of great wines, because it is also a wine full of finesse and elegance.
Have you ever tasted the SOIF cuvée! by Holy Chips and Julien Bertrand? It is time to appropriate it to understand this category. This bottle is made in the Brouilly appellation, a 100% Gamay that will not leave you indifferent.
A light and fruity red wine for Epi-curieux.com, it is a wine that asks to be served several times. A wine with incredible drinkability, a Gamay from Beaujolais for example, or a Mondeuse from Savoy, all of which can be paired by a gourmet apetizer platter (or not, the wine is often enough on its own).
The winegrowers who embark on the design of these wines, work on exceptional soils, and for many on carbonic maceration. What comes out of it? Wines often called “juices” (note this is not pejorative), where the freshness in the mouth is incredible, you have the feeling of biting into a fruit, it is an easy-drinking wine, a red wine with an exceptional aromatic palette. This type of red wine is also defined with great finesse and elegance.
Light and fruity red wine, a wine for apetizers?
The epi-curieux.com team will tell you “at any time”! If you want to taste a wine of this type, it's because it's apetizer time, for example, it means opening your taste buds to gourmet, explosive flavors. Work up an appetite before moving on to a slightly more powerful wine, for example wines that have been aged on wood, this can bring deeper aromas, which envelop your mouth, a wine that takes longer to drink.
A light and fruity red wine is considered “naughty”, it needs to be drunk quickly, like a little candy that you want to bite into right away. In this category, you will find a lot of Gamay (because it's the best grape variety in the world, isn't it?), but not only. Red wines from Savoie, Auvergne, the Loire, etc… atypical, unique soils, where the winegrowers express themselves through the grape varieties they pamper.
Epi-curieux.com likes to share with you these light and fruity red wines, it's up to you to treat yourself now!