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Name for the taste of a wine as part of a wine address, The word has somewhat different meanings in German-speaking countries. In Bavaria and northeastern Austria that means more bitter, in other areas sharp or cutting, whereby all these adjectives are often used together. In connection with the characterization of a person, this is understood to be unfriendly, rude or sharp (sharp tone), which confirms the importance of wine.

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