- The skin contains flavouring compounds and colouring pigments - in particular, anthrocyanins for making red wines. (It is because the pulp of the
grape is virtually colourless that white wines can be made from red grapes; Champagne, for example is normally made with a blend of grapes,which
includes the reds Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier as well as the white Chardonnay.)
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