What are the different classes of red wine?!

Question: What are the different classes of red wine!?
I've only heard of that different classes exist for red wines, can someone help me out!? Thanks aheadWww@FoodAQ@Com

There are five different categories of wine!.

1!. Table
2!. Dessert
3!. Beverage
4!. Sparkling
5!. Aromatized

1!. Table Wine (Domestic or Imported)

Table wine is "still" – meaning it contains no carbonation
It is natural – made from fermented fruit juice
There are no flavor additives
Contains less than 14% alcohol
Table wines fall under three classifications:

1!. Generic: is a blend with no one grape dominating its taste characteristics!. Usually named after a geographical region in Europe!. For example:

Red: Burgundy (France), and Chianti ( Italy)!.
White: Chablis (France), and Rhine ( Germany)
Rosé: Vin Rosé ( Portugal)
2!. Varietal: is named after the specific grape variety!. The bottle must contain 75% of that particular grape!. For example:

Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, Merlot
White: Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Johannisberg Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc
Rosé: Grenache Rosé, and Gamay Rosé
3!. Proprietary: is a trademark name of a particular producer!.

2!. Dessert Wine

Dessert wine is "still" – meaning it contains no carbonation
It is natural – made from fermented fruit juice
It is generally sweet
Examples: Port, Sherry, Tokay, White Port, and Muscatel!.

3!. Beverage Wine

Beverage wine is "still" – meaning it contains no carbonation
Made from two or more fruit juices
Examples: Arbor Mist Peach Chardonnay and Strawberry White Zinfandel!.

4!. Sparkling

Sparkling wine contains carbonation of at least 7 pounds per square inch
It is natural – made from fermented fruit juice
Contains no more than 14% alcohol
Examples: Extra Dry, Brut, and Spumante!.

5!. Aromatized

An aromatized wine is herbalized
It is fortified by the addition of brandy or grape sugar to raise the alcohol proof
Examples: Sweet or Dry Vermouth


The only real classes are specific to Bordeaux and Burgundy!. Bdeaux is Primier cru and grand cru ect ect, and Burgundy is more complex, having to do with single vinyards, vilages ect!. In Italy they have the DOC and DOCG classes, but thats for red AND white!. Realy there are no CLASSES for wines, there are just different styles!. Unless you are talking about classes in which you learn about red wine, thats different!.
People get wrapped around grapes and oak and barrel aging in the US, but really it all has to do with style and what the wine maker wants!. See below link to learn more about wine!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

PRICE and how long they ferment for and grape quality Www@FoodAQ@Com

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