Wine Whatnots: Classifying Some of the Best-Tasting Wines

WineOf all the drinks in the world, wine is said to be the most complex, diverse, and nuanced one among them. In fact, when you are to choose a wine, it is often based on what’s good and not about what’s popular. Thus, finding the best wine depends on what appeals most to your palate. To help you in choosing the best bottle, here’s a list of the most well-liked wines in the world.

Pinot Grigio (Pronounced as “pee noh GREE joe”)

Considered to be one of the most popular wines in the world, Pinot Grigio is also known by its different names all over the world, such as “Ruländer” in Germany and “Pinot Gris” in France. This wine can be produced in a wide range of style, from light and fruity Italian style to mineral-rich and flinty flavoured French style.

Pinot Noir (Pronounced as “pee noh nwahr”)

Pinot Noir is one of the finest red wines in every part of the world, including in Singapore. The variety of grape they used in this wine is notoriously difficult to grow, rarely blended, and with almost no roughness. It has delicate flavour that taste like red fruits, such as raspberries, strawberries, and cherries. With the process of ageing, its flavour and aroma become more distinct and complex.

Sauvignon Blanc (Pronounced as “saw vee nyon blahnk”)

Sauvignon Blanc a type of white wine that is made using the third most planted grape variety which is commonly found in California. It is usually considered as the ‘warm weather wine’, which can be found in almost every part of the world. The flavour of Sauvignon Blanc can be usually influenced by where it is grown. For example, a New Zealand produced Sauvignon Blanc can somewhat taste like kiwi, pineapple and citrus.

Chardonnay (Pronounced as “shar doh nay”)

Hailed as the most popular white grape wine in America, Chardonnay is made in different styles that ranges from mineral-laced, steely, and fruity tang. Due to its crispness and richness in flavour, laden with tropical fruits, Chardonnay can definitely appeal to every palate.