Yes, you should chill your red wine

Some wine lovers have always believed that red wine should be chilled and this has now been confirmed by Tim James.   According to James, cooling is especially important for the lighter reds, which don’t have a big tannic structure, and also tend to have more aromatic presence. If around 17 – 20 C is ideal for most standard reds, the freshness of lighter wines could benefit from being a few degrees cooler.   James further states that the freshness and lightness of especially lighter red wines should be enhanced…

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