'M' - Wine Tasting Terminology

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Mellow

Relates to a wine that is soft, smooth on the palate and also well matured.

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Metallic

A hard, slightly bitter finish to a wine that has the flavour of metal, usually copper or iron.

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Mousy

This very persistent, highly undesirable taste is sometimes found in sweet dessert wines; it is caused by bacterial growth. The most disturbing factor is that the taste is most evident, and persists long after the wine has left the mouth.

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