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Description (also acid bite) for the taste of a wine in the context of a wine address. In this case, the wine, which is usually vinified dry, is characterised by a relatively high proportion of acidity, but this can certainly be understood as positive. Related terms are lively, resch, play (acidity) and steely. Too high or inharmonious acidity is described with the negative terms " angular " or "pointed", acid or sharp. The spectrum can range from obtrusive to aggressive. Such wines also often have a tangy characteristic. See also other terms for such wines under sour wine.

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