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hollow (GB)
Negative description (also tasteless, lacking in content, empty, barren) of the taste or the overall impression of a wine in the context of a wine address. Such a wine lacks a satisfying taste in the middle, i.e. between the first impression on the palate and the finish (swallowing). This is characteristic for rather simple wines made from too high grape yields. If it is extremely pronounced, this is also called "empty". Wines with low alcohol content can also have this taste. A too low content of carbon dioxide in especially white wine can also cause this impression. Related terms are emaciated, thin and bland. In contrast, positive terms are rich in extract, full-bodied and bulky.

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