WINE GLOSSARY


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Acidity — 

Aeration — 

Aging — 

Alcohol — 

Anosmia — 

Appellation — 

Aroma — 

Astringent — 

 

B

Balance — 

Blend —  

Body —  

Bordeaux — 

Bouquet — 

Breathing — 

 

C

Citric Acid — 

Claret — 

Corked — 

Cuvée — 

 

D

Demi-sec — 

Dry —  

 

E

Earthy — 

Enology — 

 

F

Fermentation — 

Finish — 

Flavors — 

Fruity — 

Full-bodied — 

 

M

Malic acid — 

Malolactic Fermentation — 

Mature — 

 

N

Negociant — 

new world style

noble rot — 

nose —  

 

O

oak/oaky — 

old world style wines

open —

oxidation — 

 

S

Sommelier — 

spicy — 

structure — 

sweet — 

 

T

tannins — 

tartaric acid — 

terroir — 

texture — 

 

V

varietal

vegetal

vintage — 

 

W

wine — 

 

Y

yeast —

yield — 

young —