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The Wine Lexicon

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Higher Ed

The Wine Lexicon

Crunchy? Salinity? Drop these adjectives into your wine speak and you’ll be right on trend. But what do these adjectives, when it comes to wine, really mean?

‘Salinity’ might seem self-evident, or not. ‘Crunchy,’ on the other hand, is truly squirrely. Trying to gather a consensus on the accurate way to use the words, I reached out to a few wine friends to see how they would define them.