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fullbodied, rich (GB)
corporoso (I)
corsé (F)

Body (also fullness, backbone, substance) means that alcohol content and the total extract of a wine as part of a wine address, The term structure is to be understood even more comprehensively. Similar terms are character and texture, The term “body”, which is worthless in itself without adjectives, says nothing about the balance of the two components or the quality. A full-bodied wine has a high alcohol content (from about 12% vol) and a large proportion total extract on. This is also described with the terms "backbone", "full", "powerful" or "chubby". Related terms are balanced. rich in extracts. strongly. heavy. vinous and massive, It is a negative, inharmonic expression mastig; is a wine with too little body thin. hollow and aqueous, However, is slim a positive paraphrase for a less full-bodied wine.

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