GENERAL WINE TERMS
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Portugese term for white.
Scale used to measure the sugar content in grape juice (particularly in the New World). 1 Brix indicates 1% sugar.
Label term used mainly for Champagne and other sparkling wines to indicate 'very dry'
Vine grown as a low bush, without a supporting trellis.
Barrel used for ageing Sherry, of 500-650 litre capacity.
Tasting term used to indicate a rich taste or smell of butter, usually in white wine. Often an indicator that the wine has undergone malolactic fermentation.