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Commonly Used Words To Describe Wine
The entire worldwide wine industry has been shaped both by advances in winemaking technology and viticulture. It has also been shaped profoundly by the reports of wine writers, who are known to have their personal preferences. Scores and descriptions by The Wine Spectator or The Wine Advocate have so moved markets that many winemakers change course to accommodate those professional tastes that garner the high scores.
So, when you are wine tasting and looking at purchasing a nice bottle of wine, I thought I would share some commonly used words to describe wine. This way you can get familiar with them, and use them now and again when tasting wine.
Here are a few words that you would use if you weren’t the biggest fan of a particular wine:
Those are words that are used to describe the flaws. It’s not often that we see wine writers describing wines as senile, rough, cooked, rough, or faded. But it can happen, especially with wines that weren’t aged properly.
Here are a few of the words that wine drinkers will use to describe wine:
The term elegant is used frequently to describe wines leaning towards dryness, complexity, and low alcohol. This, in contrast to the rich.