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massive

powerful (GB)
pâteux, grossier (F)
impetuoso (I)

Description (also broad-shouldered, muscular) for the overall taste impression in the context of a wine address, Such a wine is characterized by a full body and a high one alcohol content with perhaps too much dominance, but it may be lacking finesse for a top wine. Related terms are fiery. bodied. strongly. powerful and heavy,

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