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Positive description of a wine in the context of a wine evaluation or wine address with a high alcohol content and full body. As a rule, a wine over 13% vol. is considered heavy. However, if a wine with a high alcohol content has too little acidity, this is described with the negative attribute "plump", especially in the case of a white wine. Related terms of heavy are alcoholic, warm, powerful, vinous and bulky. The opposite of heavy is light.

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