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sharp (GB)
aigu (F)
pungente (I)


A term commonly used in Austria to describe drunkenness of a moderate degree; a "small intoxication" so to speak. Equivalent to this is binge drinking. See also other expressions under intoxication and alcoholism.

Wine description

In the context of a wine address, "pointed" is a negative description for a wine that is too acidic. Related terms are angular and acidic.

Wine-growing municipality

A well-known Austrian winegrowing community in the Wachau is Spitz a. d. Donau.

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