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Wine (color)

Judging color is the first step in tasting a wine.
Wine
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #722F37
sRGBB  (rgb) (114, 47, 55)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 59, 52, 55)
HSV       (h, s, v) (353°, 59%, 45[1]%)
Source ISCC NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color wine is a dark shade of red. It is a representation of the average color of red wine.

The first recorded use of wine as a color name in English was in 1705.[2]

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Wine (color sample #16).

Variations of wine

Champagne

Champagne
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #F7E7CE
sRGBB  (rgb) (247, 231, 206)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 6, 17, 3)
HSV       (h, s, v) (37°, 17%, 97[3]%)
Source [1]/Maerz and Paul
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color champagne is displayed at right.

The first recorded use of champagne as a color name in English was in 1915.[4]

Claret

Claret
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #7F1734
sRGBB  (rgb) (127, 23, 52)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 82, 59, 50)
HSV       (h, s, v) (343°, 82%, 50[5]%)
Source Xona.com Color List
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)


At right is displayed the color claret.

Another name for this color is bordeaux.[6]

This color is a representation of the average color of bordeaux wine.

The first recorded use of claret as a color name in English was in 1547.[7]

Burgundy

Burgundy
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #800020
sRGBB  (rgb) (128, 0, 32)
HSV       (h, s, v) (345°, 100%, 50%)
Source [2]/Maerz and Paul[8]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)


Burgundy is a red color associated with the Burgundy wine of the same name, which in turn is named after the Burgundy region of France.

The first recorded use of "burgundy" as a color name in English was in 1881.[9]

Wine dregs

Wine Dregs
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #673147
sRGBB  (rgb) (103, 49, 71)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (103, 59, 52, 55)
HSV       (h, s, v) (336°, 52%, 40[10]%)
Source Maerz and Paul[11]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color wine dregs, a deep tone of the color wine.

The first recorded use of wine dregs as a color name in English was in 1924.[12]

Wine in human culture

Fashion

  • The color wine is often used in fashion for various articles of clothing.

Sports

References

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #722F37 (Wine):
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 207
  3. ^ web.forrett.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code for color #F7E7CE (Champagne):
  4. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 192; Color Sample of Champagne: Page 45 Plate 11 Color Sample B3 Note: The color called Champagne in the color box above (color #F7E7CE) matches the color shown as Champagne in Maerz and Paul.
  5. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #7F1734 (Claret):
  6. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 150--Discussion of the color bordeaux; the first use of bordeaux as a synonym for claret was sometime in the 1800s (exact year uncertain) Page 191
  7. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Claret Page 29 Plate 3 Color Sample K4
  8. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called burgundy in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color burgundy is displayed on page 135, Plate 56, Color Sample E8.
  9. ^ 1989, Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., s.v. Burgundy.
  10. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #673147 (Wine Dregs):
  11. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called wine dregs in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color wine dregs is displayed on page 37, Plate 7, Color Sample L7.
  12. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 207; Color Sample of Wine Dregs Page 37 Plate 7 Color Sample L7

See also

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