How to use Burgundies in a sentence
Thus in the central district of Val de Penas and in the Rioja region (situated between Old Castile and Navarre) in the north-east are produced red wines which in regard to vinosity, body and in some other respects resemble the heavier clarets or burgundies of France - although not possessing the delicacy and elegance of the latter.
Use burgundies, reds and plums to spice up a quiet interior.
It's also helpful to think about the rich burgundies of red wines, the luscious greens of fresh olives, and the sparkling waters of clear blue lakes.
Look for burgundies and raspberry reds, rather than fire engine reds, and cool, blue-greens, rather than warm sage greens when you make your color selections.
Burgundies, deep purples, all types of browns, crimsons, bronzes, golds and metallics are some of the vibrant colors you'll find in everything from eye shadow to blush to lipstick.Advertisement
You might not expect to see sunshine yellow present in fall bouquets in lieu of a darker goldenrod shade, but it stands out next to deep forest greens, burgundies, and even chocolate browns for a salute to the passing summer.
Only small amounts of Pinot Blanc are added into white Burgundies for balance.
Only white Burgundies come from Corton-Charlemagne; the appellation makes no red wines.
In general, these white Burgundies have a beautiful balance of acid and fruit, making them highly sought after.
The quality and character of white Burgundies from the Corton-Charlemagne region make them a favorite among wine lovers, and the wines command a high price.Advertisement
With some of the finest white Burgundies or Chardonnay wines around the world, Corton-Charlemagne has a well-deserved reputation for excellence in winemaking.
Bordeaux, Champagne, Rhone wines, and Burgundies all remain popular with wine drinkers around the world, leading to higher prices for French wines.
Master Sommelier Fred Dame also offered a tasting of aged Burgundies.
It's a rare opportunity to taste these fine burgundies with professionals such as Master Sommeliers and winemakers to guide you.
Often referred to as Spain's Bordeaux, geographically this comparison is off as the Rioja wines have more in common with French Burgundies or Italian Sangiovese wines.Advertisement
Now that isn't to say that you should be keeping your Dom Perignon or aged Burgundies in this thing, but not all the wine I drink is of the "coveted" status.
White Burgundies are made from mostly Chardonnay grapes.