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RAISE THE BAR RAISE less heavy on the palate. Also another indication of lighter body is that they tend to have red fruit flavours as opposed to black fruit flavours. An example of a light-bodied red wine is Beaujolais Noveau from the Gamay grape. Pinot Noir also tends to be a lighter bodied wine. A medium-bodied wine will have more tannin than a Beaujolais Nouveau but not quite as many as an Italian supertuscan for example. Examples of medium-bodied wines include Merlot and Grenache. Full-bodied red wines have the highest tannins and often the highest alcohol content making the mouthfeel heavier and thicker. Generally they tend to have more black fruit flavours. A good example of a full-bodied red wine is France’s famous Bordeaux wines. By classifying your wines by style, your wine list will be more consumer friendly, especially in a bar environment where wine is drunk more socially as opposed to a restaurant where it is drunk more to complement the food. Luca Cordiglieri, president of the UK Bartender’s Guild Red wine styles >> One of the trends I’ve noticed in the last few years is bars classifying drinks by their ‘style’ or by the way they taste. This is to help the consumer make a choice on what they enjoy drinking. Wines are no different and one way to categorise them is by their styles as opposed to the usual regional classification. Red wines can be organised by their body: light, medium and full-bodied. A light-bodied wine will have lower alcohol content and fewer tannins, making it feel Red wines can be organised by their body: light, medium and full-bodied. Baking For Foodservice Get Christmas Ready With Kara Spiced Salted Caramel Brownie Product Code: F01866 Malted Bloomer Product Code: F01791 Amazing Apple & Blackcurrant Cake Product Code: F01742 Lemon & White Chocolate Bombe Product Code: F01870 Sourdough Bloomer Product Code: F01899 Luxury Salted Caramel & Hazelnut Cake Product Code: F01848 NEW 10 INCH ROUND CAKES Rose & Vanilla Shimmer Product Code: F01914 Banana & Toffee Kiss Product Code: F01913 Dulce De Leche Product Code: F01912 T H E C A K E C O L L E C T I O N Contact your local Country Range Group wholesaler for more details www.karafs.co.uk • @karafsbakery SEPTEMBER 2017 21


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