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Wine Glossary - C A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet grapes which are thinner skin and have the early ripening capacity are used to produce wine that are called cabernet franc. Cabernet franc has lower acidity compared to cabernet sauvignon.

Cabernet Sauvignon

This is one of the worlds most recognized grape that has sufficient tannins for making wines that needs to be aged. These grapes are grown in all the major wine producing countries.

Cabinet wine

Cabinet wine is a white wine type that is dry. This wine is produced from the fully matured grapes without the addition of extra sugar.


Wines get their calories from the alcohol content. A single glass of wine contains about 100-110 calories.


Carbohydrates enclose carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and also include sugar and starches. They are important for muscle functioning and are the main source of energy.

Carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide is a colorless, odorless and non combustible gas and is product of respiration and combustion. It is also known as carbonic acid gas. Carbon dioxide is produced commercially and is used in fire extinguishers and carbonated beverages like wine.


Carboy is a container made up of plastic, glass and wood. The carboy is used for fermentation of beverages.


Cardiovascular fitness refers to the maximum volume of oxygen that the heart, lungs and organs of the body can consume.


Carignan is semi classic grape that originated in Carinena and is used to making red wines.


This is a grape variety used to produce deep red wines and sometimes used for the blending purpose.


Cave is similar to wine cellar that is used to provide a cool location for wine storing and aging.


Cellar is a storage place for wine.


Champagne is a sparkling white wine made from the grape varities such as chardonnay and pinot.


Character is term used to describe the wine with its idiosyncratic attributes generally associated with its body, aroma, taste, etc.


Chardonnay is a green color grape and is used mostly used in making white wine.


Charming is a term used to describe a wine that is light and have an expression attitude and does not fulfill the first expectation.

Chateau Latour

Chateau latour is a French wine estate.

Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc is white wine made from the grape variety that originated in the Loire valley. The grape variety is also called Chenin Blanc.


Cherry is an aroma and flavor of the wine that are produced by the grapes like Merlot, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel.


Chianti is red table wine that is prepared from different varieties of grapes. This wine is most famous produced in northwest Italy.

Chilean wine

Chilean wine is good quality inexpensive wine made in the South American country of Chile. It is widely available in many brands.


Wine Recipes

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White wines are generally colorless and they are made from the white grape varieties.

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