Wine descriptions… a help or a hindrance?
For most of us, summoning the right words to describe the flavours and aromas found in wines isn’t easy. We tend to rely on a critic’s review or tasting notes on the label to better understand what to expect.
But those little tasting notes often include mind-boggling, overblown language that’s likely to leave you scratching your head. How can a wine have great legs?! I hear you ask.
So, to dispel the confusion surrounding the most common wine descriptions, we’ve gathered some of the most popular terms to help you better understand what they mean, and what your wine really tastes like…