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Description for a wine in the context of a wine evaluation or wine address, with which an over-emphasised, prominent flavour is named. This makes the overall impression seem unharmonious or unbalanced. The other taste components are masked or do not come into their own. As a rule, however, this is not a wine defect. This can affect the following components, among others:

If individual components are extremely pronounced, one speaks of aggressive, which then comes much closer to a wine defect or at least a quality defect.

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