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As the apples metamorphose, their skins surrender tannins and color to the sauce—not to mention half the apples’ fiber.
The Silène was juicy like the Equinoxe, but as full of minerality as the Graillot, with equally fine tannins.
Flavors of ripe cherries, red berries and a hint of sweet figs will bring the dish's fresh figs to the forefront, while the soft tannins will balance the rich, nutty cheese and enhance other savory elements.
The wine has power and intensity, but the tannins are silkier and less astringent than many cabs from farther up the valley.
Acidity also acts to balance other elements of a wine, especially sweetness and tannins.
Don’t test the science — an unripe persimmon is full of astringent tannin that can leave your mouth puckered for hours.
What cider-makers are seeking are tannins and acidity in the wild apples which are no good to eat, but add complexity to cider.
Its shifting complexity is its most alluring feature as fresh cherry, berry, plum and mint flavors are underscored by grudging tannins.
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Origin and Etymology of tannin
First Known Use: 1802See Words from the same year
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Definition of tannin for English Language Learners
: a reddish acid that comes from plants, is used in making ink and leather, and occurs in various foods and drinks (such as wine)
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