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bodied

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

Under body (also abundance, backbone, substance) one understands the alcohol content and the total extract a wine as part of a wine address, The term structure is to be understood more fully. Similar terms are character and texture, The term "body", which is worthless without adjectives alone, does not say anything about the balance of the two components or the quality. A full-bodied wine has a high alcohol content (from about 12% vol) and large share total extract on. This is also described with the terms "backbone", "full-bodied", "powerful" or "chubby". Related terms are balanced. rich in extracts. strongly. heavy. vinous and massive, A negative, inharmonious expression is mastig; a wine with too little body is thin. hollow and aqueous, On the other hand is slim a positive rewrite for a less full-bodied wine.

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