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matiz (enología)

English translation: nuance

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Spanish term or phrase:matiz
English translation:nuance
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15:20 Aug 29, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture
Spanish term or phrase: matiz (enología)
I've 4 or 5 adjectives and nouns related to wine and its features. I will post them one by one so that we can enter them in the glossary. My first one is "matiz". E.g.

"Su aroma es sutil y penetrante, delicado, con matices vegetales y de ciertas frutas"
Blanca Rodr�guez
Local time: 20:42
nuance
Explanation:
"Nuance" is a typical translation of "matiz," and it's also used to refer to wine:

Its dark berry flavors carry a nuance of licorice or
anise. Light bodied and somewhat acidic, the wine seems to be fairly closed. ...
www.travelenvoy.com/wine/italian_tasting.htm

at you with layers of rich, jammy dark berry fruit and a minty nuance that is characteristic
of many Aussie red wines. This wine is opulent and satisfying. ...
www.whitleyonwine.com/oct_18_2_00.html

all, fine wine is really just a collection of nuances. Many men have a hard time
even grasping the notion of nuance, let along finding it in a glass of wine. ...
www.winespectator.com/Wine/Spectator/Archives/19950515/0515...

meat character, dry herbs and an earthy (mushroom) nuance emerging. Soft, well-integrated,
velvety tannins. Very attractive wine with a sweet spicy note on the ...
www.wineoftheweek.com/tastings/pinotnoir.html

Hope it helps.
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xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 20:42
Grading comment
Thank you Cindy, just as helpful as usual. I could not use "notes", as I had the word "notas" a couple of lines before in the description of the same wine.
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na +1nuancexxxtazdog
natint/ hue
jsavage
nanotesxxxJon Zuber


  

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9 mins
notes


Explanation:
"Fruity notes", for example, gives nearly 1500 Google hits. Not all have to do with wine; some refer to other beverages or to perfume.

xxxJon Zuber
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10 mins
tint/ hue


Explanation:
inspiration!

jsavage
Local time: 19:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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18 mins peer agreement (net): +1
nuance


Explanation:
"Nuance" is a typical translation of "matiz," and it's also used to refer to wine:

Its dark berry flavors carry a nuance of licorice or
anise. Light bodied and somewhat acidic, the wine seems to be fairly closed. ...
www.travelenvoy.com/wine/italian_tasting.htm

at you with layers of rich, jammy dark berry fruit and a minty nuance that is characteristic
of many Aussie red wines. This wine is opulent and satisfying. ...
www.whitleyonwine.com/oct_18_2_00.html

all, fine wine is really just a collection of nuances. Many men have a hard time
even grasping the notion of nuance, let along finding it in a glass of wine. ...
www.winespectator.com/Wine/Spectator/Archives/19950515/0515...

meat character, dry herbs and an earthy (mushroom) nuance emerging. Soft, well-integrated,
velvety tannins. Very attractive wine with a sweet spicy note on the ...
www.wineoftheweek.com/tastings/pinotnoir.html

Hope it helps.


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xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 20:42
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 174
Grading comment
Thank you Cindy, just as helpful as usual. I could not use "notes", as I had the word "notas" a couple of lines before in the description of the same wine.

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