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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of vinify.

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Examples

  • White grapes, grown mostly on limestone-rich sites, are vinified separately to create some tasty Bourgogne and Savigny blancs—not so surprising when you consider the proximity of the hill of Corton just north of the appellation, source of the majestic Corton-Charlemagne.

    The Death-Defying Values of Savigny-lès-Beaune

  • The four wines were vinified separately, and then came together, or "coalesced" into one wine.

    Tasting Notes

  • The duo launched a second wine, Domaine Des Deux Mondes, using Sanford & Benedict grapes vinified in Mr. Cuilleron's style, to his recipe.

    New and Old Worlds Meet in Decadent Viogniers

  • It's made from fruit grown in steep hillside vineyards and vinified in stainless-steel tanks to preserve aromas and freshness.

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  • Today it's a given that the best wines in Burgundy and elsewhere are estate-bottled, that is, produced by the people who grow the grapes, but through the 1920s most of the grapes grown in Burgundy were sold to négotiants who vinified and bottled the finished wine, frequently blending them with heartier wines from the sunny Rhône valley and elsewhere.

    The Childhood Chums Keeping Volnay a Delight

  • Chenin's identity crisis is further exacerbated by the fact that it's vinified in a variety of styles from dry to very sweet, in both still and sparkling forms.

    Singing of France's Unsung Chenin Blanc

  • Riesling, while often thought to be a sweet wine, is traditionally vinified in a dry style in Alsace.

    Brad Haskel: The Importance of French Wine

  • His “Heissenberg” Gewürztraminer is vinified dry, allowing the heady aromatics that epitomize the grape to remain completely intact along with the spiciness for which the grape was named.

    Twisted Logic

  • Beaujolais have a great peppery kick that is natural to Gamay but is often vinified away in favor of fruity gulpability.

    Twisted Logic

  • All the wines are made from the same grape and they're all vinified in a similar fashion.

    Wine Spectator's First Vintage Report Card for 2008: Who Does it Serve? Does it Matter?

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