A wine which fills the mouth with flavors and alcohol. A full-bodied wine is also considered 'thick'.
- These are richer, deeply hued Zinfandels with a capacity for aging. They are concentrated and powerful with an underlying spiciness overlaid with flavors of raspberries and blackberries.
Full-Bodied: Fills the mouth. Opposite of 'thin-bodied.'
Graceful: Describes a wine that is subtly harmonious and pleasing.
Neutral: Describes a wine without outstanding characteristics, good or bad.
Big, mouth-filling in flavor and texture; also high in alcohol.
Aromas or flavors of mown grass. Often found in lesser quality Sauvignon Blanc.
Full-Bodied: A wine that is high in alcoholic content and extract.
Green: The high acid taste of wines made from unripe grapes.
-Full proportion of flavor and alcohol; big, fat.
Green-A wine made from unripe grapes that is tart and lacking fruit flavor.
Grip-Firmness of flavor and structure.
Full-bodied: Wines with a lot of fruit concentration and alcohol.
Hard: Wines with astringent tannins.
: Wines rich in extract, alcohol, and glycerin are wines. Most Rhõne wines are .
Fat, with all elements strongly defined. See also Fat.
A color description, reddish-purple.
: A robust, intensively flavored with which is usually high in sugar and/or alcohol content.
Full-bodied (1) (Ample)
Describes balanced wine that fills the mouth and has a long finish.
Full-bodied (2) (Plein)
Describes wine with all the qualities of a good wine that procures a sensation of fullness in the mouth.
: A term relating to the body or mouth-filling capacity of a wine. Additionally, it applies to wines that are robust, intensively flavored, and comparatively high in sugar, or alcohol content.
Wine that has a full proportion of flavor and alcohol. It is also know as big or fat.
As opposed to "thin" or "thin-bodied". Fills the mouth, has a winey taste, alcohol is present, the wine has "weight on the tongue".
Wine causing a sensation of fullness in the mouth (see "body").
Term frequently used in place of "smell" or "aroma," as in "The nose of this wine is very flowery." ...
The term for wines that give the impression of being large in the mouth, usually derived from high alcohol content.
Full, full-bodied: A textural description for a wine that feels full and weighty on the palate, typically associated with wines of relatively high alcoholic content.
wines with rich, ripe flavours.
A hot growing season followed by a cool fall created a longer harvest, resulting in Washington wines with full, rich flavors.
Full-bodied red wines are characterized by their mouth-coating density. So what are the biggest full-bodied red wines out there? Pay attention to a wine's color and you'll notice darker wines tend to be bolder.
but lacking in acidity and therefore also lacking in finesse.
Positive and distinctive taste characteristics giving definition to a wine.
Full-bodied and fleshy; spicy and rich with powerful black pepper flavors
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, high-alcohol wines low in acidity give a "fat" impression on the palate. Can be a plus with bold, ripe, rich flavors; can also suggest the wine's structure is suspect.
A rich, full proportion of flavor and alcohol wine with sensation of mass.
Australia's hierarchy of appellations.
aroma. taste with grapefruit and hints of wood. very delicate and nice wine. Read More
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Wines tending to richness in extract and alcohol.
Fat , high alcohol wines give a "fat" impression on the palate. Can be a plus with bold, ripe, rich flavors.
Full-bodied with plenty of character and good acidity. The grape is suitable for cuvées with Garnacha Tinta. With age the vines gain in complexity and harmoniousness.
Wine: , extractive wine with higher acidity level. It is often used for consolidation. Its quality rises with ageing.
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Body: 'Full-bodied' describes a wine with fullness of flavour in the mouth; conversely, 'light-bodied' means the opposite.
Similar to "," a wine that impresses itself with weight, texture and flavor on the palate.
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Describes a full-bodied, unusually thick, heavy, highly tannic wine. A positive quality in many red wines.
Clarification produces a crystal clear wine through fining, filtration and refrigeration.
red wines boast the highest tannin (and often alcohol) content. Prime examples of reds are France's esteemed Bordeaux wines, California's key Cabs and Italy's sizzling Super Tuscans.
It has to deal with the surface tension and other technical stuff; but a look at the legs will give you tips on the wine's nature: in a dry wine, slow falling legs indicate a full-bodied-wine; quick-falling indicate a light wine.
FAT describes a wine, where the level of acidity is lower than the perceptible sweetness or alcohol.
FERMENTATION is the process during which yeast transforms the sugar of grape juice (or mash of grains) into alcohol.
flavor of grapes; most common to young, light wines but refers also to such fruit flavors in wine as apple, black currant, cherry, citrus, pear, peach, raspberry, or strawberry; descriptive of wines in which the fruit is dominant.
Means , intense and vigorous, possibly a bit overblown.
Robust Relatively full-bodied and intense; usually refers to a red wine.
Round Indicating a smooth wine with some depth; red or white.
A dry, wine, Amarone is made from partially dried Corvina grapes. It has a slight fruitiness and pairs well with rich foods and full-flavored cheeses.
See also Full-bodied.
Feminine. Fine, intricate and delicate.
Fine. Of good quality, distinguished; a term applicable to a wine of any type.
Finesse. Distinction and grace in a wine.
big:Term used to describe wines that are flavoursome, high in alcohol, and in the case of red wines, are high in tannin.
bitter:An unpleasant taste usually perceived at the back of the mouth after the wine is swallowed.
See also: Bodied, Full, Wine, Grape, White