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Look for the tart and tannic Flora wheat ale from cult Vermont brewery Hill Farmstead and Supplication sour brown ale, from Russian River Brewing Company, which ages in Pinot Noir barrels from Sonoma.
Moving into the northern Rhone, where syrah is the only red grape allowed, the wines are often bigger, bolder and more tannic.
The approximate order of flavors goes something like this: bourbon, oak, peach, slight tannic herbaceousness, a wisp of barnyard funk (from the Brettanomyces yeast, most likely) and a long tart finish that's thankfully not too tart.
With its bright acidity, tart red fruits and soft, tannic structure, rosato pairs easily with anything off the grill, as well as salads, roast chicken, pork chops, pizza, binging on Twin Peaks on the couch, reading in bed.
The bourbon is vaguely reminiscent of Angel's Envy, with its tannic, fruity notes that meld with vanilla and spice notes, while The Spice Project is unconventional — this isn't Fireball — and also the one that Scheurich was the most unsure about.
In practice, even from Dogliani, dolcetto is a juicy, earthy, sometimes tannic wine that makes for superb early drinking.
The results were powerfully structured wines that were sternly austere when young, and which could take years to soften and emerge from their tannic cocoons.
The Cabernet was harsh and tannic right out of the bottle but became softer and accessible to the palate after being poured through the Vinturi.
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Origin and Etymology of tannic
French tannique, from tannin
First Known Use: 1836See Words from the same year
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