A "Mouth-feel Wheel": terminology for communicating the mouth-feel characteristics of red wine

  title={A "Mouth-feel Wheel": terminology for communicating the mouth-feel characteristics of red wine},
  author={R. Gawel and A. Oberholster and I. Francis},
  journal={Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research},
A hierarchically structured vocabulary of mouth-feel sensations elicited by red wines has been produced. Represented as a wheel, this structured vocabulary should assist tasters in their interpretation and use of terminology relating to 'in mouth' sensations produced by red wines. These terms and their definitions were generated by consulting the opinions of experienced wine tasters following exposure to an extensive range of commercial red wines. Logical relationships among the derived terms… Expand

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