wine with lots of tannins

Firm

A firm wine has a strong structure of tannins or acids.

Astringent

Astringent represents the dry and rough feeling of your mouth. The tannins of the wine works with the saliva‚Äôs proteins and binds them to cause your mouth to be lubricated. There are two different ways that trained wine tasters can measure the astringency of a wine. These tests are the gelatin index and the ovalbumin… read more »

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