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You’ll never be stuck for words when describing wine with this glossary of wine tasting terms. <link>

Here are few that are new to me:

BRAWNY
Term used mainly to describe young red wines with high alcohol and tannin levels. Certain red wines from Amador County, California, can be examples. The mild epithet “tooth-stainers” is sometimes applied to this style of wine, denoting respect for strength.
FOXY (see also GRAPEY, VITIS LABRUSCA below).
Common descriptive word used to note the presence of the unique musky and grapey character attached to native american Vitis. labrusca grapes such as the Concord or Catawba varieties. Derived from the french phrase “gout de renard” which literally translates as “odour” or “taste” of fox, but means something more like “presence of fox” in the intangible sense…
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