Wine words with B


Big: refers to a wine that pleasantly fills the mouth, almost always as a result of high glycerine levels.

Bitter: if the flavour of the wine is significantly and consistently conditioned by this element, it is a negative trait.

Bitterish: a pleasing bitter sensation on the nose or on the palate which does not condition the taste of the wine.

Bottle-aged: used to describe wines that have spent a period of maturation in the bottle.

Buttery: used to describe a pleasing sensation reminiscent of butter, and typical of wines in which malolactic fermentation has been completed.


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