Useful Descriptors for Tempranillo

Flavours and Aromas
Fruit Perfumed Spice Other
Red currant
Pomegranate
Raspberry
Lemon peel
Blood orange
Tomato vine
Quince
Tobacco leaf
Plum
Beetroot
Mulberry
Olive
Black cherry
Dried banana
Fragrant
Musk
Violets
Rose petal
Turkish delight
Pretty
Exotic
Incense
Sage
Thyme
White pepper
Pepper
Curry leaf
Coriander
Clove
Star anise
Five spice
Red liquorice
Currant leaf
New leather
Peaty
Balsamic
Soy
Savoury
Pie and sauce
Sarsaparilla
Cola
Liquorice
Beef stock
Fresh earth
Game
Chocolate
AgeTexturalTannins
Toffee
Potpourri
Earthy
Meaty
Roast cherry tomato
Smoky
Malty
Old leather
Delicate variety
Often only medium bodied
Naturally high pH
Plush
Glossy
Supple
Mouth-watering
Juicy
Zesty
Succulent
Opulent
Generous
Linear
Fleshy
Chalky
Linear
Fine
Rustic
Drying but not bitter
Gritty
Svelte
Grainy
Whole of mouth tannins

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updated 19/8/10
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