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An illustrated wine glossary I

 

Illustrations – Steven Millington

 

/’waɪn/ /’keɪv/
/’waɪn/ /’keɪv/
Subterranean structures for the storage and aging of wine with high humidity and cool temperatures.
/balˈthazə(r)/
/balˈthazə(r)/
A large bottle containing 12 liters,
the eqivalent of 16 regular wine bottles.
/ko.da.’li/
/ko.da.’li/
The unit used to measure the persistence in mouth of a wine’s finish.
Every caudalie represents one second.
/’nəʊz/
/’nəʊz/
A wine tasting term used to describe how wine smells in the glass.
‘Nosing’, or smelling, a wine is an important step in the wine tasting process.
/səˈbrɑːʒ/
/səˈbrɑːʒ/
A technique for opening a champagne bottle with a saber.
Champagne swords are specially made for sabrage.
/’ujaʒ/
/’ujaʒ/
The unfilled space in a barrel of wine. The word comes from the Latin oculus (eye),
a term that the Romans used for the bungholes in a figurative sense.

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