Acid - adds crispness and helps to preserve the wine.
Aroma - also referred to as the bouquet or nose of the wine. The scent of the grape from which the wine is made.
Body - the reference of the weight of the wine in your mouth.
Brix - A term used to measure the sugar content of grapes.
Capsule - The plastic or metal film that covers the cork and neck of the wine bottle.
Depth - The complexity of a wine and the flavors.
Dry - No sugar to the taste. The opposite of sweet.
Estate Bottled - This statement on a wine bottle means that the grapes were grown on the winery property and the wine was made and bottled on the winery site as well.
Finish - the aftertaste that lingers in the mouth after tasting the wine.
Late Harvest - Wine made from grapes that were picked with a higher sugar content.
Legs - the lines or tears of wine that appear on the sides of the wine glass when swirled.
Nose - also known as bouquet or aroma. The scent of the wine.
Split - A six ounce bottle of wine.
Tannins - a compound found in grape skins that gives wine a tart taste.