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Light Bodied Wine

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Light Bodied Wine
What, exactly, is light-bodied wine? It’s all a matter of sensation. When you taste wine, it can feel light-bodied, more like skim milk, or full-bodied, more like whole milk (and there’s 2% for medium-bodied, of course). With milk, it’s the fat that creates the mouthfeel, while with wine it’s alcohol and extract. A lower alcohol wine with less extract will feel lighter in the mouth – thus it’s perceived as ...more
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NV WKND® Sparkling White Blend

NV WKND® Sparkling White Blend

 
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“Vibrant, Bubbly, Fun”

$15.99 Regular Price$13.99 Members
2018 Finke's™ Sparkling Chardonnay

2018 Finke's™ Sparkling Chardonnay

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3.6

“Bright, Bubbly, Fun”

$17.99 Regular Price$15.99 Members
2018 Passarola White Blend

2018 Passarola White Blend

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4

“Bright, Refreshing, Portuguese”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
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2018 Finke's™ Barrel Aged Sparkling Chardonnay

2018 Finke's™ Barrel Aged Sparkling Chardonnay

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3.5

“Bright Fruit, Bubbly, Barrel Aged”

$22.99 Regular Price$19.99 Members
2019 Outer Sounds® Sauvignon Blanc

2019 Outer Sounds® Sauvignon Blanc

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4.2

“Aromatic, Refreshing, Tropical”

$16.99 Regular Price$14.99 Members
2018 Pacificana® Pinot Noir

2018 Pacificana® Pinot Noir

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3.7

“Bright Fruit, Friendly, Oak Aged”

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2018 Rogue Admirals Chardonnay

2018 Rogue Admirals Chardonnay

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3.8

“Vibrant, Round, Mineral”

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2018 L’Atelier du Sud® Red Blend

2018 L’Atelier du Sud® Red Blend

 
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“Complex, Elegant, Luscious”

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2018 Summer Water® Bubbly Rosé

2018 Summer Water® Bubbly Rosé

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4.3

“Bright Fruit, Bubbly, Crowd Pleaser”

$25.99 Regular Price$21.99 Members
2018 Vinyasa Chardonnay

2018 Vinyasa Chardonnay

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3.7

“Bright, Quaffable, Low Alcohol”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2018 Pacificana® Merlot

2018 Pacificana® Merlot

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3.9

“Red Fruit, Punchy, Food Friendly”

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2018 Outer Sounds® Sauvignon Blanc

2018 Outer Sounds® Sauvignon Blanc

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“Tropical, Crisp, Crowd Pleaser”

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2017 Lost Poet Red Blend

2017 Lost Poet Red Blend

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4.2

“Rich, Velvety, Floral”

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2018 Ruza® Rosé

2018 Ruza® Rosé

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3.9

“Vibrant, Quaffable, Effervescent”

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2018 Funk Zone® White Blend

2018 Funk Zone® White Blend

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3.7

“Stone Fruit, Bright, Aromatic”

$18.99 Regular Price$16.99 Members
2018 Debts & Lessons Riesling

2018 Debts & Lessons Riesling

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3.9

“Floral, Easy Drinking, Single Vineyard”

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2018 Cocomero® Rosé

2018 Cocomero® Rosé

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3.7

“Juicy, Crisp, Fun”

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2018 Field Theory® Blaufränkisch

2018 Field Theory® Blaufränkisch

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3.8

“Red Fruit, Silky, Single Vineyard”

$33.99 Regular Price$28.99 Members
2018 Pretty Young Thing® Rosé

2018 Pretty Young Thing® Rosé

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“Bright, Bubbly, Experimental”

$26.99 Regular Price$22.99 Members
2018 Big Beat® Red Blend

2018 Big Beat® Red Blend

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3.9

“Jammy, Silky, Crowd Pleaser”

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2018 Sapore Locale Nero d'Avola

2018 Sapore Locale Nero d'Avola

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3.8

“Earthy, Tart, Velvety”

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2018 Folly of the Beast® Pinot Noir

2018 Folly of the Beast® Pinot Noir

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4.1

“Juicy, Easy Drinking, Classic”

$18.99 Regular Price$16.99 Members
2018 Cherries & Rainbows Red Wine

2018 Cherries & Rainbows Red Wine

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4

“Complex, Velvety, Organic”

$22.99 Regular Price$19.99 Members
2017 Yé-Yé Tempranillo

2017 Yé-Yé Tempranillo

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3.9

“Red Fruit, Robust, Luscious”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2018 Loves Me Not® White Blend

2018 Loves Me Not® White Blend

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3.1

“Fruity, Round, Sweet”

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2018 Keep It Chill Chillable Red

2018 Keep It Chill Chillable Red

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3.8

“Brambly, Tart, Refreshing”

$19.99 Regular Price$17.99 Members
2017 Finke's™ Sparkling Chardonnay

2017 Finke's™ Sparkling Chardonnay

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3.8

“Bright, Refreshing, Bubbly”

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2018 Far + Wide Zweigelt

2018 Far + Wide Zweigelt

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3.7

“Subtle, Tart, Fun”

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2018 Porter & Plot® Cabernet Sauvignon

2018 Porter & Plot® Cabernet Sauvignon

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“Dark Fruit, Bold, Premium”

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2018 Porter & Plot® Chardonnay

2018 Porter & Plot® Chardonnay

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3.8

“Complex, Elegant, Organic”

$32.99 Regular Price$27.99 Members
2018 Capuchon Carignane

2018 Capuchon Carignane

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3.8

“Perfumed, Tart, Organic”

$31.99 Regular Price$26.99 Members
2018 Far + Wide Grüner Veltliner

2018 Far + Wide Grüner Veltliner

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4

“Vibrant, Refreshing, Fun”

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2018 Far + Wide Frappato

2018 Far + Wide Frappato

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3.7

“Brambly, Vibrant, Crowd Pleaser”

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2017 Light & Space Cabernet Franc

2017 Light & Space Cabernet Franc

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3.7

“Complex, Round, Geeky”

$26.99 Regular Price$22.99 Members
2018 Summer Water® Rosé

2018 Summer Water® Rosé

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4.1

“Juicy, Bright, Fun”

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2016 Baseline® Chardonnay

2016 Baseline® Chardonnay

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3.9

“Bright, Lean, Barrel Fermented”

$44.99 Regular Price$37.99 Members
2018 Sauvetage Rosé

2018 Sauvetage Rosé

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4

“Red Fruit, Refreshing, Pretty”

$15.99 Regular Price$13.99 Members
2018 Field Theory® Albariño

2018 Field Theory® Albariño

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4.1

“Citrus, Vibrant, Single Vineyard”

$25.99 Regular Price$21.99 Members
2017 Wonderful Wine Co.® Red Blend

2017 Wonderful Wine Co.® Red Blend

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2.6

“Brambly, Tart, Sweet”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2018 Più Gioia Pinot Grigio

2018 Più Gioia Pinot Grigio

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3.9

“Stone Fruit, Easy Drinking, Crowd Pleaser”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2017 Les Bobos Grenache

2017 Les Bobos Grenache

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3.8

“Dark Fruit, Round, Food Friendly”

$15.99 Regular Price$13.99 Members
2018 Pacificana® Chardonnay

2018 Pacificana® Chardonnay

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3.7

“Buttery, Round, Barrel Fermented”

$15.99 Regular Price$13.99 Members
2018 Loves Me Not® Rosé

2018 Loves Me Not® Rosé

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3.2

“Perfumed, Silky, Sweet”

$15.99 Regular Price$13.99 Members
2018 Wonderful Wine Co.® White Blend

2018 Wonderful Wine Co.® White Blend

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3.5

“Tropical, Round, Sweet”

$15.99 Regular Price$13.99 Members
2018 Alma Libre® Carménère

2018 Alma Libre® Carménère

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3.8

“Peppery, Bold, Earthy”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2018 Mercana Malbec

2018 Mercana Malbec

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3.8

“Fruit Forward, Round, Food Friendly”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2018 Cape Route Chenin Blanc

2018 Cape Route Chenin Blanc

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3.8

“Tropical, Refreshing, Fun”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
NV Eplevin Gravenstein Cider

NV Eplevin Gravenstein Cider

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3.3

“Vibrant, Friendly, Bubbly”

$17.99 Regular Price$15.99 Members
NV Eplevin Cider

NV Eplevin Cider

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3.4

“Fruity, Easy Drinking, Spritzy”

$17.99 Regular Price$15.99 Members
NV Eplevin Hopped Cider

NV Eplevin Hopped Cider

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3.5

“Aromatic, Tart, Hoppy”

$17.99 Regular Price$15.99 Members
2017 Field Theory® Touriga Nacional

2017 Field Theory® Touriga Nacional

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3.8

“Fruit Forward, Velvety, Textured”

$31.99 Regular Price$26.99 Members
2017 Finke's™ Sparkling White Blend

2017 Finke's™ Sparkling White Blend

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3.8

“Bright, Bubbly, Crisp”

$15.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2016 Baseline® Pinot Noir

2016 Baseline® Pinot Noir

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4.1

“Complex, Elegant, Barrel Aged”

$49.99 Regular Price$41.99 Members
2016 Baseline® Syrah

2016 Baseline® Syrah

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4.1

“Complex, Textured, Food Friendly”

$47.99 Regular Price$39.99 Members
2016 Capuchon Syrah

2016 Capuchon Syrah

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3.8

“Complex, Elegant, Textured”

$31.99 Regular Price$26.99 Members
2016 Field Theory® Cabernet Pfeffer

2016 Field Theory® Cabernet Pfeffer

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4.2

“Bright, Robust, Luscious”

$47.99 Regular Price$39.99 Members
2016 QTY® Pinot Noir

2016 QTY® Pinot Noir

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4.2

“Complex, Textured, Single Vineyard”

$49.99 Regular Price$41.99 Members
2017 Au-Delà® Semillon

2017 Au-Delà® Semillon

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2.7

“Rich, Round, Sweet”

$25.99 Regular Price$21.99 Members
2017 Au-Delà® Tocai Friulano

2017 Au-Delà® Tocai Friulano

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3.6

“Bright, Refreshing, Geeky”

$31.99 Regular Price$26.99 Members
2017 The Independent® Chardonnay

2017 The Independent® Chardonnay

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3.8

“Complex, Full, Food Friendly”

$33.99 Regular Price$28.99 Members
2017 Finke's™ Sparkling Chenin Blanc

2017 Finke's™ Sparkling Chenin Blanc

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3.9

“Bright, Bubbly, Fun”

$19.99 Regular Price$17.99 Members

Keep Reading About
Light Bodied Wine

Since white wine grapes tend to have fewer sugars, they also tend to be lower in alcohol. This combined with the fact that white grapes are also generally lower in extract than reds means that white wines are more likely to be light-bodied. Sauvignon Blanc, Grüner Veltliner, Pinot Grigio, and Albariño are all grapes that tend towards light body, especially when grown in cooler regions or when picked early. Red wines ...more