--- Describes a wine in which tastes or scents are characteristic
of the soil in which the grapes were grown.
--- Smooth; pleasant; supple.
--- Well-balanced, graceful; characterized by poise and finesse.
A high compliment for a wine.
--- The study and science of wine production.
--- Indicates the grapes have been grown, vinified and bottled under
the supervision of a single winery.
DRY --- Term used to describe sparkling wines that are
not as dry as brut (though still not pronouncedly sweet). A wine
containing between 1.2 and 2 percent sugar is considered dry.
--- Flavor substances (acids, pigments) extracted from the grape
during fermentation and/or maceration.
--- Generously fruity and vigorous.