Light-bodied wines are known to be the most fruity and sweet flavor out of all the wine categories. It’s truly a great wine for beginners as well as those that have a bit of a sweet tooth. Light wines are very easy to pair up with food because of their nice flavors. Salmon, tuna, or even duck or roasted chicken are great pairings for light wines. The most popular light-bodied wine is called ‘Pinot Noir.’ It has a light color with less tannins, all while tasting like summer fruit. It’s quite refreshing and delicate. The aromas are really lovely too. If you really want the best Pinot Noir, make sure to get it from the wineries from California and Oregon. If you’re looking for a little spice added to the mix, you may like ‘Cabernet Franc.’ It’s famous in the Bordeaux region of California and France. It’s pale red color and delicious aromas that add spice to the red wine blends will heighten the palate right up. Depending on which region the grapes from the Cabernet Franc were grown, mostly you’ll find them to have aromas of fruit, flowers, spices, and a bit of tobacco.
Gamay is an interesting light-bodied wine. It’s originally from Beaujolais and the Loire Valley of France. Most of these wines have medium tannins and low alcohol content. The flavors tend to be fruity, while the aromas are of lovely flowers. It’s a very easy drinking wine, especially for beginners. If you like a nice red wine, try a sweet red wine. Sweet red wine is very enjoyable and delicious for just about any occasion. Your taste buds will flourish with all of the lovely light-bodied wines out there. Give one a try, and if you don’t love it, then go for a new one. It will be an exciting treat for your palate.