Region

Dessert

Dessert wine is produced with extra sweet wine grapes. In order to make them sweet, the fermentation is stopped before the yeast turns all the natural grape sugar into alcohol.

 

About

There are several ways to stop the fermentation, including super-cooling or adding brandy to wine. Both methods create an environment where yeast won’t survive. While there are hundreds of different types of dessert wines available in the market, most fall into 5 main styles. This guide outlines the 5 styles and includes examples of each. 

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Region

these types of wine grapes is Muscat Blanc. This wine grape is around 1500 years older than the more in vogue Cabernet Sauvignon. 

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Varietals

The sensation of bubbles and high acidity in most sparkling wine makes them taste less sweet than they actually are.