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Description (also pungent) for a wine in the context of a wine-tasting speech, indicating a wine defect. An unpleasantly sharp and biting sensation is a vinegar sting, a sweet and sour sensation after cheese or sauerkraut is a lactic acid sting. Related terms are aggressive, sour, sulphurous and severe.

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