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oily

Description for a wine in the context of a wine appeal, which gives a smooth, thick impression in the glass and on the palate. This is characteristic for wines with a high content of alcohol, residual sugar and glycerine. Such a wine is characterised by corresponding church windows (in the so-called "pointed arch style"). Related terms are fat, smooth and melted. The term oily is also used negatively in connection with the wine defect Lindton. See also under viscosity.

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