[Answer] What type of body does Zinfandel have?

Answer: Medium-Full
What type of body does Zinfandel have?

Zinfandel (also known as Primitivo) is a variety of black-skinned wine grape. The variety is grown in over 10 percent of California vineyards. DNA analysis has revealed that it is genetically equivalent to the Croatian grapes Crljenak Kaštelanski and Tribidrag as well as to the Primitivo variety traditionally grown in Apulia (the “heel” of Italy) where it was introduced in the 18th century.

The grape found its way to the United States in the mid-19th century where it became known by variations of a name applied to a different grape likely “Zierfandler” from Austria. The grapes typically produce a robust red wine although in the United States a semi-sweet rosé (blush-style) wine called White Zinfandel has six times the sales of the red wine. Th…

The grape found its way to the United States in the mid-19th century where it became known by variations of a name applied to a different grape likely “Zierfandler” from Austria. The grapes typically produce a robust red wine although in the United States a semi-sweet rosé (blush-style) wine called White Zinfandel has six times the sales of the red wine. The grape’s high sugar content can be fermented into levels of alcohol exceeding 15 percent. The taste of the red wine depends on the ripeness of the grapes from which it is made. Red berry fruit flavors like raspberry predominate in wines from cooler areas whereas blackberry anise and pepper notes are more common in wines made in warmer areas and in wines made from the earlier-ripening Primitivo clone.

The classification of wine can be done according to various methods including place of origin or appellation vinification methods and style sweetness and vintage or variety used. Practices vary in different countries and regions of origin and many practices have varied over time. Some classifications enjoy official protection by being part of the wine law in their country of origin while …

Mon Oct 04 2004 14:30:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time) · In Baden there is a growing trend to release high-end wines as Landwein. Quality wine is divided into two types : Qualitätswein or quality wine from a specific region. This is wine from one of the 13 wine-growing regions (Anbaugebiete) and the region must be shown on the label. It is a basic level of everyday mostly inexpensive quaffing wines .

Tue Dec 16 2008 13:30:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time) · Croatian wine (vino pl. vina) has a history dating back to the Ancient Greek settlers and their wine production on the southern Dalmatian islands of Vis Hvar and Korčula some 2 500 years ago. Lik…

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