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French term meaning “half-dry” used to describe a sweet sparkling wine
A taste sensation often attributed to tannins and causing puckering sensations in the mouth; the opposite of sweet.
An odor or flavor reminiscent of damp soil
The science of wine and winemaking
The conversion of grape sugars to alcohol by yeast.
The addition of egg whites or gelatin (among other things) to clear the wine of unwanted particles
The impression of textures and flavors lingering in the mouth after swallowing wine
Odors perceived in the mouth
A term that describes the musty odor and flavor of wines made from Vitis labrusca, a common North American varietal
A tasting term for wines that exhibit strong smells and flavors of fresh fruit
A wine high in alcohol and flavors, often described as “big.”