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sour wine

Negative description for the taste impression of a wine in the context of a wine evaluation or wine address. There are many imaginative local terms for this, such as Blämbel (Plämbel), Darmreißer, Hacklschleifer, Heckenklescher, Krätzer, Kutscher, Lentschemacher, Mops, Rabiatperle, Rachaputzer, Reifbeißer, Sauerampfer, Schüttwein, Semsakrebsler (Simsekrebsler), Sur-Igel and Türkenwein. Such a faulty or, in the worst case, spoilt wine is characterised by acidity that is too concise and already perceived as unpleasant. These can be certain wine faults such as acetic souring. Negative terms used for this are aggressive, acetic, edgy, sour and sharp.

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