Serving chilled white wine has become a myth after since Pete Wells discovered that white wine tastes good when it is served warmer. After passing his curiosity to couple of wine experts and getting an answer from none, he feasted his eyes on Harold McGee’s On Food and Cooking. His own belief on white wine changed as he came to know that the colder a wine, the less tart, sweet and aromatic it seems. This was like taking away from wine what it was worth monetarily. Wells suggests drinking white wine with the taste sense alert really helps, as one might compromise on the flavour and acidity by refrigerating it. Well, he is convinced of serving white wine warm but is not ready to give a conclusion.
He is setting to do some more research on this. Read More