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Pewter wine goblet

Yes, this pewter wine goblet is beautiful. But how will it affect the wine's taste?

Gamey or Gamelike
This term refers to flavors and aromas associated with game meats. It is often associated with red Burgundies based on the notoriously fickle Pinot Noir grape. A little gameyness can be positive, but too much ruins the wine.

Generous
A generous wine has a lot of fruit flavor.
Glycerol
Glycerol tastes sweet on the tip of the tongue. A by-product of fermentation, it is found in greater concentration in high-
alcohol and late harvest wines. It increases the wine’s smoothness and structure.
Gnarly
A gnarly wine is a young red wine whose grape skins weren’t removed in time.
Goblet
A goblet is a long stemmed, bowl-shaped wine glass.
Grapey
A grapey wine tastes excessively of grapes. This may be a question of immaturity.
Grassy
Unless you are a cow, you probably won’t want to drink a wine that tastes of grass. This characteristic is often associated with Gewurztraminers and Sauvignon Blancs. Many consider a hint of grassiness to be positive.
Green
Green wines tend to come from underripe grapes. They often occur in a year with too much rain and not enough sun. They are weak and
vegetal. Rieslings often have a greenish tint, some Rieslings are weak and vegetal, others are spectacular.
Grip
A wine with grip has a positive aftertaste. Such white wines have good
acidity; such reds have good tannins.
Gutsy
A gutsy wine has a lot of
alcohol, body, and fruit, but is by no means a fine wine.
      
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