The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

23.006 Keywords • 48.228 Synonyms • 5.304 Translations • 28.313 Pronunciations

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Designation for a dominant smell and taste impression in the context of a wine address, By this one understands an undesired covering (obfuscation) of the wine's own aroma by a foreign material. So the wine is "hidden behind something" and thus can not be fully exploited - it is just "masked". Particularly affected are the fruity Flavors in a wine. Causes can be an easier one corked (Cork crawler), too pronounced tannins respectively. toast flavor or too much sulfurization, In the latter two, this is usually in the course of bottle aging mitigate. Exactly what it is about should emerge from the context of the description, for example "masked (covered) by too much wood".

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary


Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.