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Description for the overall impression in the context of a wine address, which can be meant negatively, neutrally or positively depending on the context. Such a wine is not very (too little) powerful or full-bodied, but is to be understood in contrast to the negatively connoted thin mostly neutral. In the context of elegant or fine, or in the case of wines that are supposed to be light and drinkable, slender has a thoroughly positive meaning. If a wine has too little body or structure for its classification or predicate, or even its origin, this is often described as "too slender" and is to be understood as a deficiency. Related terms of slender are filigree and light. A negative enhancement of slim is flat (colourless, tired, flabby).

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