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heavy

heavy, high in weight (GB)
lourd, chargé (F)
pesante (I)

Positive description of a wine as part of a wine address with high alcohol content and full body, As a rule, a wine over 13% vol is considered heavy. But does not have enough alcohol rich wine acid, this is especially referred to in a white wine with the negative attribute "plump". The opposite of hard light, related terms are alcoholic. fiery. strongly. vinous and massive,

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