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00:54 Nov 4, 2008
English to Japanese 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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4 +1舌触り
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5 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
舌触り


Definition from 黄金の丘で君と転げまわりた:
「舌触り」とはワインを口に含んだときに覚える触感、質感、肌理[きめ]を指し、布地という意味を持つ元のラテン語「テクストゥラ」から派生していることから、その表現には布地の感触がメタファーとしてよく使われる。

Example sentence(s):
  • 2002 Estate Pinot Noir - Clone 115 Indigene ($36)  100%ディジョン115クローンの葡萄を使ったワイン。メルビルのワインでは唯一天然酵母を使用。カシス、ブルーベリー、コーヒーキャンディー、ワイルドハーブや猟鳥、大地の風味。シルキーでクリーミーな舌触り。 - California Wine Page カルフォルニ  
  • まず最初にカリフォルニアのサンタバーバラのソーヴィニヨン・ブランワイン(ブランダー2005)(中略)今度はボウルの大きいシャルドネグラス(404/97)でテイスティングすると、香りはグリーンな感じが強くなり、ハチミツの香りがしないのです。味についてはドライな感じで、舌触りもおがくずみたいなザラザラした余韻が残ります。 - リーデル社10代目当主ゲオル  
  • 味ははっきりしていて、上品で酸味とアルコールのバランスが良いといわれています。香りは特徴的で(中略)味わいは、アルザスは辛口に仕上がってますが、舌触りがトロッとしていてなめらかです。 - OLワインアドバイザーのかん  

Explanation:
ワイン関連の用語集には以外に収録されていない語句です。それで、こちらに引く意義があると思われた唯一のソースから要約して定義とさせていただきました。
lingualabo
Italy
Local time: 19:23
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese

Votes in favor of/against selecting this as the best translation of the term asked
Yes  Mizue HAYASHI: 「テクスチャー」とそのまま日本語でも使われていますが、「舌触り」でよいと思います。
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