Flabby: Soft, feeble, lacking acidity on the palate.
Flat: Having low acidity; the next stage after flabby. Can also refer to a sparkling wine that has lost its bubbles.
Fleshy: Soft and smooth in texture, with very little tannin.
A tasting term that is used to describe a wine lacking in structure, often marked by low acidity.
A glass bottle that holds two litres of usually inexpensive table wine.
Flabby: Lacking acidity on the palate.
Flat: Having low acidity; the next stage after flabby; or refers to a sparkling wine that has lost its bubbles.
Full-Bodied: Fills the mouth. Opposite of 'thin-bodied.' ...
A term describing wines that are too soft.
A term for wine lacking a refreshing, tart or sour taste, or sparkling wines that have lost their bubbles.
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Flabby: A term for a wine that lacks sufficient acidity for balance.
: Lacking acidity and therefore lacking shape; virtually the opposite of "firm." ...
Flabby Wine lacking acid.
Flinty Gun-flint on the nose and taste.
Flowery Floral - rose, honeysuckle, jasmine.
- A wine without enough structure, particularly acid and tannin, to stand up to its other components can be described as . It feels flat and without intensity and can even seem syrupy.
Flabby is a wine taster's term for a wine that's low in acidity and high in pH, meaning it doesn't taste very good at all. It's also a term for something you won't get, if you drink wine, instead of a lot of beer.
- A descriptive term to indicate a wine that is too 'soft' and has too little acid.
flabby: A wine that is too fat or obese is a flabby wine. Flabby wines lack structure and are heavy to taste.
—A wine that is too soft, lacks sufficient acidity, has no "structure".
Foil—Same as Capsule.
Fortified Wine—A wine to which alcohol has been added, such as Port.
Flabby - Tasting term used to indicate a wine lacking in structure, often marked by low acidity.
Flagon - A glass bottle that holds two litres of (usually inexpensive) table wine.
Means the wine has unpleasant voluptuous flavours on the back of the palate. Lacks acidity and/or structure. High in glycerine character; soft and broard.
Describes a wine that is soft and lacking acidity.
Describes a wine that has the characteristic aromas of flowers.
- Dull wine, lack of tannin, acid.
Flat - Dull wine, sparkling wine that has lost its fizz.
Fleshy - A wine that has plenty of fruit and extract.
FLABBY: Soft wines which lack acidity on the palate. Often delicious by themselves, this type of wine may have a difficult time standing up to food.
: A wine that lacks acidity and therefore appears dull and lifeless on the palate.
flat: A wine that lacks acidity.
fleshy: A wine of full body and rich mouth-filling flavour.
Flabby: Tasting term for a wine which is too low in acidity, too high in pH and difficult to drink.
A word used to describe a wine that doesn't have enough acidity to balance the other elements.
Lacking acidity on the palate.
Opposite of "firm". Usually indicates very low acidity, so tasting insipid and lacking flavor. Often refers to a sparkling wine that has lost its bubbles ...
: A tasting term for a wine that is too low in acidity, too high in pH and difficult to drink. Many California Chardonnay table wines in the 1990s suffered from this defect, as winemakers tried to make bigger and more impressive wines.
Flabby A negative term (unlike fat); flabby wines are soft and lacking acidity; the opposite of firm.
Fleshy Soft, smooth texture indicating moderate tannins.
Indicates a wine lacking in acidity.
The aroma of gun flint, found most often in French Chablis. Directly related to the soils of the region, it is a positive and distinguishing characteristic.
Flabby Describes a wine that is unbalanced due to insufficient acidity.
Floral or Flowery Literally, having the characteristic scents of flowers. Mostly associated with white wines.
. Describes wines that are too soft.
Fortified wine. Wines such as Port to which alcohol has been added.
A critical term that is for a wine that is soft, feeble, lacking acidity on the palate.
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Structure found wanting; usually implying insufficient acid.
Critical term for a wine without sufficient acidity, therefore lacking "structure."
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Flat, fat, flabby: Heavy, insipid. Critical term for a wine without sufficient acidity, therefore lacking "structure." ...
. Weak, lacking in character and acidity, with no potential for development.
Flat. Lacking acidity, character and any distinctive flavor; in sparkling wine, signifying a loss of sparkle.
Flavor. Smell and taste combined.
Flabby - A negative term used to describe wine lacking in acid structure.
Flinty - Used to describe wine that denotes flavors aromatic characteristics of metal or steel.
See also: Wine, Acidity, Grape, Fruit, Aroma