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When white wines are too cold and red wines are too warm

When white wines are too cold and red wines are too warm

The wine was tart with pucker-strength acidity. It seared my mouth and disappeared, leaving nothing but a wince. Was it faulty? Imbalanced? Poorly made? Not at all. It was too cold. Twenty minutes later, the wine, an Orvieto from northern Italy made by a winery named Argillae, tasted like a fruit basket of peaches, apricots, […]

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