Wine - Serving Temperature

A proper serving temperature for a wine is vital. It helps to enhance the organoleptic qualities of the wine.



WHITES
Young / Light / Pinot Grigio / Sauvignon Blanc 10-12°C
Mature / Heavy / Chardonnay 12-14°C


ROSE
Young / Light 10-12°C
Mature / Bodied Rosé 12-14°C


REDS
Nouveaux / Pinot Noir / Beaujolais 10-14°C
Young / Lightly Tannic / Merlot / Côtes du Rhône 14-16°C
Mature / Bodied / Tannic 16-18°C
Aged / Heavy / Cabernet Sauvignon / Zinfandel / Shiraz 18-20°C


SPARKLING WINES
Sweet / Aromatic 8°C
Sweet Rose / Aromatic Rose 10-12°C
Charmat Method 8-10°C
Long Charmat Method 8-12°C
Classic Method Non-Vintage 8-10°C
Classic Method Vintage 10-12°C


OTHERS
Sweet wines 10-18°C
Fortified wines 10-18°C


source: diwinetaste.com, cosumerreports.org

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