Wine Tasting Terms and What They Really Mean

August 31, 2017

Words have meaning, but their definitions can be elastic, especially when it comes to wine terms and tasting notes. Certain terms crop up frequently to describe the flavor, aroma and texture of wine. Slightly removed from their literal meaning, these words and descriptions often refer to particular traits in wine. Here is a list of common tasting terms and wine lingo, and what they mean for the everyday person.