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Record 1 2007-03-09


Subject field(s)
  • Winemaking
  • General Scientific and Technical Vocabulary

Lingering flavor left on the tongue after tasting wines.


If after the finish there is still some taste, that is the afterstate.


  • Industrie vinicole
  • Vocabulaire technique et scientifique général

Qualité d'un vin dont les sensations gustatives se prolongent agréablement au palais.


La persistance [...] ou la longueur en bouche [...] est le temps que le goût du vin nous reste dans la bouche après qu'on l'a avalé. Plus la persistance est grande, meilleur normalement est le vin.


Les vins rouges ont une persistance gustative moindre que les blancs : un très grand vin rouge dépasse rarement onze secondes.


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