Positive description (rustic = rural-simple) for the overall impression of a wine in the context of a wine evaluation or wine address. It is a rather simple (plain), earthy and hearty wine that has an acidic and often oxidative note. Related terms of rustic are robust, as well as the negatively connoted vulgar.
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