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Wine reviews based on a hundred-point scale.
Pink wines made from red grapes.
The tactile “coarse” sensation one experiences with very astringent wines
The French word for “dry.”
A wine butler; also used to denote a certified wine professional.
A tasting term used for odors and flavors reminiscent of black pepper, bay leaf, curry powder, baking spices, oregano, rosemary, thyme, saffron, or paprika found in certain wines
An individual with the genetic ability to taste a wider array tannins and other bitter compounds.
Wines with perceptible sugar contents on the nose and in the mouth
The phenolic compounds in wines that leave a bitter, dry, and puckery feeling in the mouth.
The principal acid in grapes, tartaric acid promotes flavor and aging in wine
French for geographical characteristics unique to a given vineyard.
A tasting term describing how the wine feels on the palate
A tasting term that describes how well a wine expresses the characteristics inherent to the variety of grape