The free acid turns blue litmus to a claret colour.
Morel, the orderly, brought some hot water in a saucepan and placed a bottle of claret in it.
So thoroughly had he now mastered the management of glazes that he could combine yellow, green, white and claret color in regular patches to imitate tortoise-shell.
They did not, indeed, achieve their ideal, but they did succeed in producing some exquisitely lustrous glazes of the, tlamb type, rich transparent brown passing into claret color, with flecks or streaks of white and clouds of iron dust.
Highly alcoholic wines, such as port and sherry, will improve and remain good for a much longer period than relatively light wines, such as claret, champagne or Moselle.
Thus within recent years the output of the Château Lafite was at a minimum in 1903 when only 229 hogsheads (the hogshead of claret = 46 gallons) were produced, into wine, are entirely different from those prevalent in the red wine districts.
There are three main types of wine with which consumers in the United Kingdom are familiar, namely Sherry, Tarragona (Spanish Port or Spanish Red) and wines of a claret type.
Classed Growths Of The Medoc (Claret) First Growths.
Of the wines imported from France, about one-quarter was Champagne and Saumur, the remainder consisting almost entirely of still wines, such as claret and burgundy.
With regard to claret it may be said that as a general rule the wine will not improve after twenty-five to thirty years, and that after this time it will commence to deteriorate.
At the same time there are exceptional cases in which claret may be found in very fine condition after a lapse of as much as forty years, but even in such cases it will be found that for every bottle that is good there may be one which is distinctly inferior.
The most important subdivision of the Gironde district is that of the Medoc. It is here that the wine which is known to us as claret is produced in greatest excellence and variety.
claret) together with the names of the communes in which they are situated.
It has been said that chemistry is of little avail in determining the value of a wine, and this is undoubtedly true as regards the bouquet and flavour, but there is no gainsaying the fact that many hundreds of analyses of the wines of the Gironde have shown that they are, as a class, distinctly different in the particulars referred to from wines of the claret type produced, for instance, in Spain, Australia or the Cape.
The principal claret vintages of modern times have been those of 1858, 1864, 1869, 1870, 1874, 1875, 1877, 1878, 1888, 1893, 1896, 1899 and 1900, while it was thought probable that many of the wines of 1904 to 1907 inclusive would turn out well.
The chief varieties are those grown at Torres Vedras, which are of a coarse claret type; at Collares, where a wine of a somewhat higher quality is produced; at Carcavellos, at the mouth of the Tagus; and at Bucellas.
The wines of Chianti, near Siena, are often described as being of the claret type, but actually they are somewhat similar to the growths of Beaujolais.
The red wines of Australia, particularly those of South Australia, somewhat resemble French wines, being intermediate between claret and burgundy as regards their principal characteristics.
To attack the English through their colonies, Guienne and Flanders, was to injure them in their most vital interests cloth and claret; for England sold her wool to Bruges in order to pay Bordeaux for her wine.
They are shipped in some quantity to the United Kingdom as Spanish " claret " or Spanish " burgundy."
At the present time America exports a considerable quantity of wine, and there is some trade in the United Kingdom in Californian " claret."
Great attention is given to the rearing of bees and silk-worms; and the wine of the province is held in high repute throughout Spain, while some inferior kinds are sent to France to be mixed with claret.
Just twenty-four hours after becoming a claret he scored on his debut although we were beaten 3-1.
Here is a good quality claret that would enhance a serious dinner table at a reasonable price.
And then after sampling some more of that excellent Albanian claret, I lay down in a darkened room.
claret jug was safely back in the hands of truly great champion.
claret color, and the plants worked well to compliment this.
cru classe claret.
hogshead of claret was drunk at his table.
Order had been restored: the claret jug was safely back in the hands of truly great champion.
The rather louche carvings, turquoise and claret sheet roof and, of course, mirrors, add a special theatricality to the ambiance.
roast lamb is the classic partner for good Claret.
We chose our pavilion, ordered chicken, anchovies, cheese, butter and a bottle of claret and paid six roubles.
Le Lac (Tignes 2100m) Le Lac gives Val Claret a run for its money in the popularity stakes.
Thus within recent years the output of the ChÃ¢teau Lafite was at a minimum in 1903 when only 229 hogsheads (the hogshead of claret = 46 gallons) were produced, into wine, are entirely different from those prevalent in the red wine districts.
About the same time the Chronicle of Croyland referred to a benevolence as a "nova et inaudita impositio muneris ut per benevolentiam quilibet claret id quod vellet, immo verius quod nollet."
Roast lamb is the classic partner for good Claret.
The claret feathers of the breast are tipped with white, and the scapular feathers are also edged with chestnut.
For example, a black and white wedding with hints of red can use claret red wedding napkins with black and white table linens.
The fruit is at first coral-red, afterwards dark purple or almost black, and the foliage dies off a rich claret.
Garnet is a stone that ranges in color from a deep red claret color to a light brown.
This bra comes in sizes 38-50 B and in a wide range of colors including pink, white, aqua, black, nude, jade, wedgewood and claret.
The traditional claret sangria recipe from the 1800s can be found on a wonderful website that is a treasure trove of sangria recipes, Wine Intro.
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