'C' - Wine Tasting Terminology

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Cloying

A wine that is excessively sweet and lacking in acid. It could be said the wine lacks balance.

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Coarse

Describes a wine that has been incorrectly handled. It suggests excessive skin contact and oxidation; it is characterised by a harsh, acidic palate and bitter after taste.

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Crust

Refers to the sediment seen clinging to the inside of a bottle of old wine. It is more common in old red wines, but can be found in old whites as well.

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