2015 September


A wine is considered “fat” when it is big and juicy. It is a full bodied type of wine with rich, fruit concentrated, and well balanced flavor. It has low levels of acidity. Grapefruits that well ripe contributes to the wine’s “fat”, which are rich in flavor and texture. It is rich, oily, and buttery.


The wine is described as fading when it loses its flavor and color. It is describing that the bottle of wine is past their prime and considers its quality as decreasing as time goes on.


Exuberant wines have a very colorful and fruitful flavor. It has a strong fruit aroma and flavor.


Extracted wine are concentrated in their flavor and excludes acidity, sugar, alcohol, and water.


An expressive wine is characterized by strong flavor and aroma. The flavor and aroma is bold and noticeable.


Elegant wines are more subtle and smooth in taste. It is a balanced and described as light and silky. This type of wine is high quality because it is well balanced and not bold on its elements. This is considered a fine wine that is delicate. It also ages better than other wines. This wine… read more »


Easy-to-drink wines are subjective according to a person’s taste. Generally, this type of wine is well-balanced and has soft tannins.


This term refers to the flavor and aroma that portrays the natural Earth reminiscent such as clean rich soil, herbs, leaves, mushrooms, and more. It leaves a dry texture in the mouth which is caused by geosmin in the grapes.


The term dusty is referred to the taste of the wine. Dusty wines are described as being rusty. This is usually caused by high levels of tannins. Other similar terms that it associates with are earthy and outdoorsy. Dusty wines are commonly found in red wines.


Dumb wines, sometimes referred to as closed wines, lack the intensity, richness, flavor, and aroma. It is an immature wine that needs aging. Some dumb wines might age and not get any better. It is a young wine that needs aeration to fully open up its potential taste. This type of wine is generally not… read more »