wein.plus
Attention
You are using an old browser that may not function as expected. <br><strong>For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.</strong>

Log in Become a Member

fruity

Description for the smell and taste of a wine in the context of a wine address. It describes the richness of the aroma of a wine made from healthy, ripe grapes or matured accordingly. These wines are usually made with reductive age ing (little to no oxygen contact) in a steel tank and bottled young. In a fruity wine, the primary aromas override those resulting from fermentation or barrel ageing. Compared to maturation in wooden barrels, fermentation and maturation in steel tanks result in a much stronger expression of fruit. Particularly with barrique ageing, the fruit is masked. Similarly, malolactic fermentation, which is practised especially with red wines, impairs the fruitiness. Primarily, white wines to be drunk young are vinified with a fruity aroma.

Voices of our members

Roman Horvath MW

wein.plus is a handy, efficient guide to a quick overview of the colourful world of wines, winegrowers and grape varieties. In Wine lexicon, the most comprehensive of its kind in the world, you will find around 26,000 keywords on the subject of grape varieties, wineries, wine-growing regions and much more.

Roman Horvath MW
Domäne Wachau (Wachau)

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,076 Keywords · 46,829 Synonyms · 5,324 Translations · 31,411 Pronunciations · 186,809 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon

EVENTS NEAR YOU