Category: winemaking

Getting a Pinot Noir barrel sample at Privato Winery

What is a Wine Barrel Sample?

 mywinepal  May 30, 2023

Did you know that the wine you taste when you pour it from the bottle, may not taste exactly like the wine that the winemaker had sampled at the winery?  A barrel sample in wine tasting refers to a small portion of wine that is drawn directly from the barrel during the ageing process. Winemakers use barrel samples to assess…