submitted by Isabel de Noronha
is the result of the transformation of sugars due
to the action of yeasts in the grapes. About 20 grams
of sugar are needed to obtain one degree of alcohol.
Wine alcohol is called ethyl alcohol.
degree = 1 % of alcohol in the wine
red wine alcohol range from 11 to 14 degrees. The
average content of alcohol in french red wine is
around 12.5 degrees (12%).
body red wines from Bourgogne or Cotes du Rhone have13
to 14% of alcohol.
red wines are around 12.5%.
body red wines such as Beaujolais nouveau, Chinon
and Bourgueil range between 11 and 12.5% of alcohol.
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