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What is Meant by “Length”?

//What is Meant by “Length”?

What is Meant by “Length”?

Wines where the flavor lingers in the mouth after swallowing are called long, and this is considered to be a positive description: the intensity and persistence of flavor reflect the quality of the wine. The aroma and flavor continuing in the mouth after the wine has been swallowed is called its aftertaste: the quality and enjoyment of a wine’s aftertaste, combined with how long it lingers, is described as its finish. The finish can sometimes give an indication of how a wine might age: poor wine invariably produces an unexciting end.

By |2012-05-22T20:57:19+02:00August 19th, 2010|WIP's Wine Facts|0 Comments

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