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The World of Wine
Learn about the principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. Confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste.
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Assessing Wine: Color, Clarity, Viscosity
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polyphenol, n. a secondary metabolite of plants and generally involved in defense against ultraviolet radiation or aggression by pathogens  "A tannin is a type of biomolecule which is an astringent, bitter plant polyphenolic compound that binds to and precipitates proteins."
tannin, n. a type of biomolecule which is an astringent, bitter plant polyphenolic compound that binds to and precipitates proteins and various other organic compounds including amino acids  "Our perception of the sensory attributes contributed by the various components of wine, primarily alcohol, sugars, acids, color, and tannin, and aroma and flavor compounds determine our overall impression of wine quality."