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hollow

hollow (GB)
Negative description (also tasteless, empty, empty, barren) of the taste or the overall impression for a wine in the context of a wine address, Such a wine lacks satisfying taste in the middle, ie between the first impression on the palate and the leaving (to swallow). This is characteristic of rather simple wines from high grape yields. In extreme terms, this is also referred to as "empty". Also wines with low alcohol content may have this taste. Too low a content carbon dioxide in particular white wine can also cause this impression. Related terms are haggard. thin and insipid, In contrast, positive terms are rich in extracts. bodied and massive,

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