tannic wine

Tightly Knit

Tightly knit wines are young wines with excellent tannin levels and a good acidity level. This young wines need to be aged to be fully developed.


This is a premature wine that is not ready to be drink yet. The taste is very hard because of the high levels of tannins. Some technique to bring out the flavors for tight wines is through decanting.    


Tannins give wine a roundness quality when it is young. Tannins influences the wine’s dry and harsh texture. The level of tannins in a wine is caused by the stems, seeds, and the skin of the grapes. Tannic wines are usually not ready to be drink.