Describes grape varieties which do not contain any pips (seeds).
Or ‘short on the palate’- describes a wine whose aromas do not last long in the mouth.
Fragrances which recall the aromas of smoked foods.
The structure of a wine is defined by the contours of its flavours, the power of the tannins and the balance between tannins and alcohol. Well-structured wines are also often described as having great body.
A wine where sweetness and smoothness trumps astringency.
Wines with a naturally high sugar content.
A wine which is too sweet, lacking in acidity.