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velvet

velvery (GB)
glou, velouté (F)
vellutato (I)

Description (also silky) for the taste in the context of a wine appeal, which usually refers to the texture of a red wine. This conveys a soft, harmonious impression, the tannins are "silky" or "velvety" and hardly have any astringent effect. Related terms are smooth, mild, round, melting and soft.

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