Offering the best quality of wine is about knowing what makes a good wine
The Blackfirars Wine Bar tells you everything about wine. How it is made, how to choose it and how to get the most out of it
what makes a good wine?
Obvisouly, good wine comes from good grapes, but what other elements matter in the process of making wine:
Terroir: 3 sub-element related to terroir: Soil, Flora and Climate
Grapes and when they are picked up, the
Fermentation and temperature: There is 3 different types of tank to ferment the wine, Oak, Concrete and Steel. Each type has its own property, but only the oak tank will give the wine a special earthy taste.
The techniques used to make the wine: Back a few centuries ago, french people used break the grapes by walking on them, there is now 2 style which are Pump Over or Punch Down.