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Defining Full Bodied Red Wines
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Full bodied. A descriptive term for a wine which is relatively weighty on the palate. Full-bodied wines are also generally fairly high in alcohol.

Full / Full bodied Body and weight on the palate.
Fruity Attractive aroma, derived from good ripe grapes.
Gamey Overripe flavour.

Full Bodied wine, pepper and dirt nose with strong alcohol aroma. Great with food. Can def taste tannins in the powerful Argentina wine.
Benmarco (Pedro Marchevsky) ...

A full bodied wine with flavours of ripe dark berries, eucalypt, mint
leaves, earth and cedary oak. Fine tannins create an elegant finish with lingering chocolate flavours.
Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon at Victorian Wine Show ...

Chewy - Full bodied, you could almost eat/chew it.
Clarify - Refers to the wine-making operation which removes lees - dead yeast cells and fragments of grape skins, stems, seeds and pulp - from grape juice or new wine.

OLOROSO: Sweet full bodied dark sherry.
ORIGINAL GRAVITY (O. G.): See Specific Gravity. The Specific Gravity of a wine must or beer wort before fermentation.

Devotees of rich full bodied Australian Shiraz wines from the Barossa, McLaren Vale and Rutherglen well appreciate it.

Amplio (big) A full bodied, powerful wine with complex nuances and well defined components.
Andana A group of wine casks stacked on top of each other, usually to a height of five tiers.

The wine of this region is typically dry and full bodied with a deep purplish-red coloring. The Grasparossa clone produces the most tannic Lambrusco.

Big - Used to describe full bodied wines that fill and coat the palate.
Balanced - A wine that strikes a balance between acidity, tannic structure and fruit flavors.

Southern Australia is mainly famous for its full bodied red wines produced with Shiraz grapes, moreover the production of white wines made of Chardonnay, Riesling and Sémillon grapes is interesting as well.

They are full bodied, fat and lush. Even the best Mâcon Blanc Villages will still improve. Save the Pouilly-Fuissés for another 12 months. CÔTE CHALONNAISE A very fine year. Chalonnaise wines always have good acidities.

A wine may be described as light, medium, or full bodied. Its body is usually related to its alcohol level but is independent of its strength of flavor.
Bordeaux Mixture ...

It possesses a deep golden (or perhaps, more accurately, coppery) colour, a heady aromatic perfume and is also probably makes the weightiest and most full bodied white wine (the competition for this title comes from another Alsace stalwart the Tokay ...

A full bodied wine will have good concentration, lots of alcohol and plenty of *extract; a light bodied wine won't.

Styles: Traditional, Strong and tannic when young, velvety and rich with age, medium to full bodied. Barolo is always powerful, with highly intense, concentrated dark fruits and rich tannins.

Producer of the finest dry whites, full bodied, richly flavoured and capable of great complexity. Can be fresh and minerally, nutty and mellow, or lively and tropical.

A wine that are full bodied, concentrated and chewy. Attributes of wines such as Syrah and Nebbiolo.
Describing wine with stale, moldy or mildewy smell.

The description "full bodied" is frequently applied to wines that are high in either alcohol or tannin or in both, without the actual texture and weight of the wine being "full" at all.

Chianti: (kee-AHN-tee) Medium to full bodied red table wine of Tuscany in Italy. Chiantis are blends, but the primary grape variety used is Sangiovese.

Tart foods cancel some of a wine's fruitiness. Serve them with lightly sweet, very fruity, and/or full bodied white wines. In some cases, tart or crisp wines will also work well.
Endive Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette and a crisp Chardonnay
Spicy ...

Describes a wine that is full bodied, intense and vigorous.
Describes a wine that is mouthfilling and smooth; similar to "fat" but more pleasing.

With a beer!
Full bodied red wine (Cõte-Rotie or Chateauneuf-du-Pape)
Pont l'Eveque ...

A term implying full bodied, juicy, rich. The opposite of lean.

Deep color, exquisite bouquet and fruity taste with hints of plum and blackberries. Full bodied with a long finish.
Raspberry Tarte
Chocolate Lava Cake
Dark Chocolate
Blue Stilton
Aged Cheddar
Camembert ...

Fat. wines that are rich and full bodied are sometimes described as fat.

- is in South-Western France. This is the most famous wine region, with the world's most sought-after wines. They are full bodied, rich, and bold.
Sauvignon Blanc
Semillon ...

A tasting term. A wine with plenty of flavour, alcohol, extract and tannin may be described as full bodied. It is a less specific term than texture.

Aroma, flavor, and texture: Like a big boysenberry pie with ­vanilla ice creamâ€-full bodied, mouth filling, and flannel soft
Cost: $12 to $30
Try it with: Meat loaf, barbecued ribs, burgers, bean-and-vegetable casseroles, or pot roast.

Pasta with Pesto: Savennières or unoaked Chardonnay
The rich flavours in pesto are a great match for full bodied Savennières or unoaked Chardonnay.

Alcohol by itself does not really have a taste, but a wine with a higher level of alcohol often "feels" hotter in your mouth, and is more full bodied. A wine with a lower level of alcohol feels lighter.

Oily : A generally full bodied wine with a viscous mouthfeel. If the wine is lacking acidity, this term maybe used in conjunction with flabby.
Old : A wine which has been aged too long.

The viscosity or fullness of a wine. A wine with plenty of flavour, alcohol, extract and tannin may be described as full bodied.

Opposite of full bodied.
Describes a wine's structure, concentration and body, as in a tightly wound wine. Closed or compact are similar terms.

runs back down the side of the glass) while you're swirling. More viscous wines are said to have "legs," and are likely to be more alcoholic. Outside of looking pretty, this has no relation to a wine's quality but may indicate a more full bodied ...

Early flowering vine grown in Hungary that generally ripens in mid-season to give a medium to large, dense cluster of greenish/yellow berries. Susceptible to grey rot and frost. Mainly used to make full bodied white wines drunk young as spritzers.

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