tannins

Puckery

Puckery wines have a characteristic of having high levels of tannins and gives off a harsh and sharp sensation in the mouth.

Heavy

Heavy wines are considered unbalanced due to its excessive amounts of tannins and alcohol.

Aggressive

Aggressive wines are described as wines that have high levels of acidity and tannins.

Harsh

Harsh wines have high amounts of alcohol and the flavors are very sharp due to the rough tannins. Harsh wines are often aged in order for the wine to mellow. This is a negative trait to have in a wine.

Grip

Wines that have grips have long finish due to its grippy tannins. It is better to sip a wine with a grip than to drink it.  

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