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English Wine / Oenology / Viticulture Translation Glossary

English term English translation
it stops well short of being intrusive with otherwise two different phrases: the wood toast is not at all intrusive, and apart from this the aromas are...
Entered by: Charles Davis
Aging/ Ageing aging (Am) /ageing (BR)
all-round wide range of good qualities
authoritatively flavored figurative: inducing respect
Entered by: Peter Simon
Beachbum a person who spends a lot of time on the beach
broad soft
Entered by: Mark Nathan
due to its two-sided story. because of its two contrasting aspects/over-riding flavours
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
GVO-explication: genetically modified organisms
justify the scratch required justify to yourself (or others) spending that amount of mony on a wine
Entered by: Tony M
liquid history a masterpiece/a classic
low for this generous vintage that year gave high yields elsewhere
Entered by: B D Finch
mineral (tasting of minerals) - lively, high acidity, not especially fruity, herbal or spicy
Entered by: Charles Davis
Must concentration the concentration of grape juice before fermentation is complete
neat on the rocks neat or on the rocks
pedoclimatic pertaining to soil and climate / terroir
Raisinettes Classic milk chocolate covered raisins produced by Nestle
Reducing sugar residual sugar
refill casks "A refill is any cask which has been used for maturing Scotch whisky more than once. In other words, any cask which is not a ‘first fill’ cask. Refills are much less active than first-fills"

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