Balance requires neither too much, nor too little, acidity. Alsace, in Eastern France, is highly regarded as a winemaking region. Viticulture is the cultivation, science and study of grapes. Starts strong on the tongue with explosions of plum, floral, fruits.
Cork it! If a husband found his wife drinking wine in the early Roman times, he was at liberty to kill her. Amaron is made primarily from Corvina grapes dried on racks before pressing. A popular but unconfirmed theory claims that Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who first spread the grape variety throughout France. Chenin blanc is a white wine grape grown in the Loire Valley of France. Loamy soils, which are usually preferred for growing most plants, actually produce rather flavorless wines.