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Wine description regarding appearance; see under clear.

Positive designation and most important attribute for the colour of a wine in the context of a wine address (in verbal form) and wine evaluation (using a points system). Other terms, sometimes used in combination, which vary depending on the type of wine or wine colour, are bright, sparkling, brilliant, torch-light, brilliant, crystal-clear, mirror-clear and transparent. To determine the clarity of a white wine in particular, hold the tilted wine glass against a light source in front of a bright...

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