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30 Must-Know Wine Terms – The Breakaway Tours Wine Glossary

 A list of many wine terms you may hear during a Breakaway wine tasting tour.

Aroma The scent of the wine that originates with the grapes (as opposed to the bouquet). The intensity and character of the aroma are further described with adjectives.

Balance Ideally, no individual part of the wine dominates. When a wine is in balance, there is a harmonious blend of elements–the acidity and tannins balance the sweetness, fruit and alcohol.

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