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Unit of measurement for the intensity or length of the so-called finish or the perceived temporal sustainability of the olfactory and taste impression when enjoying wine (from Latin cauda = tail or tail). One second of sustainability corresponds to one caudal. If it fades quickly, this is called a "short finish" (up to about 5 seconds), if it lasts, it is called a "long finish". From 20 caudalies a wine is considered very good, from 50 and more grandiose or a wine of the century. See regarding a wine tasting under wine speech and wine rating.

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