WINE FACTS: WHOLE BUNCH FERMENTATIONS

Have you ever wondered why Beaujolais wine tastes like banana? Some Gamay and Pinot Noir-based wines are made by using carbonic or semi-carbonic maceration. As traditional fermentation, these methods also create alcohol but without any yeast. The grapes are harvested and then, instead of being crushed, the whole bunches with stems are placed in a […]