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yeasty

Description of the smell and taste of a wine as part of a wine address, In a positive sense, this attests the wine a pleasant yeast and fresh, tangy taste, as in a lees is deliberately brought about. Typical is a Hefeton with young Rieslings from the Alsace and with the wines from the Loire range Muscadet, at sparkling wines is a fine yeast note naturally the rule. In the negative sense, this may be due to an undesirable second fermentation in the bottle and is also referred to as "beery". See also under wine faults,

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