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00:54 Nov 4, 2008
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture
English term or phrase: texture
Definition from thewinedoctor.com:
The texture of a wine describes how the wine feels in the mouth - is it silky, velvety, rounded, or smooth? It is a more specific term than body, which describes the general impact of the wine.

Example sentence(s):
  • This beautifully complex Premier Cru Chardonnay had its usual cheessy barrel ferment complexity and subtle hazelnutty fruit. However what rang my bells was its unmistakable creamy texture that seduced my palate with every mouthful. aromadictionary.com
  • But another important distinguishing feature is not detectable by eyes, nose or taste buds. That is texture, the tactile sense of wine on the mouth, tongue and throat. the International Herald Tribune
  • The texture of a Pinot Grigio is worth noting, as it has very smooth, almost silk-like overtones that leave an impression on the palate. About.com: wine
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质地


Definition from http://www.zgweb.com.cn/mo/ruishi/gs.asp:
质地(Texture)

质地表示葡萄酒的整体感受与一致性,对于葡萄酒的品质而言是一个重要的因素。

以布料的组织结构和编造方式来比喻葡萄酒之质地,是一种容易理解的比较方式,如: “silky”丝绸)、“velvety”(天鹅绒)、“satin-textured”(绸);“loose knit”(松织的)、“tight”(紧密的)或“knit”(紧密结合的)等字眼:也可以用“gossy”(光滑的)、“polished”(有光泽的)、“matt”(褪色的)、“granular”(颗粒的)。“coarse”(粗糙的)或“fine grained”(成粒状的)等形容词,来说明对于葡萄酒的感受。
以上的比拟专业术语,以触觉(tactile)与视觉(visual)的祝贺方式使用。

Example sentence(s):
  • 1、单宁决定了酒的风味(flavor)、结构(struct)与质地(texture) 单宁 葡萄酒的结构是由单宁、酒精、酸物等因素所构成,这就是葡萄酒与葡萄汁的差异;而这些因素也决定了酒的质地,缺乏单宁的红葡萄酒在结构上会失衡,质地轻薄,没有厚实的感觉,薄酒莱即为典型之代表;此外单宁亦决定了酒的风味,尤其是陈年老酒,由单宁、色素及酵母菌死细胞等所结合成的沉淀物在酒液中长时间的生化变化,发展出陈年老酒香醇细致的风味。 - http://www.hudong.com/wiki/%E5%8D%95%E5%  

Explanation:
发酵界权威词典《英汉发酵工业词汇》texture词条的释义也是“质地”。
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