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Mead honey wine

Mead is wine made from honey, in other words it's not wine. You may like it. As mentioned below, there are wines that taste of honey. Am I prejudiced? I like wines that taste of honey and I don't like mead.

Hard
Hard wines have too much
acidity and tannins. This characteristic may be a sign that a young wine is suitable for aging.

Harsh
Very astringent wines, usually with high
alcohol component, often have a rough, rustic taste. A harsh wine has so much tannin that it will probably not improve sufficiently with age.
Hazy
Hazy wines show suspension when examined in strong light. A bit of suspension may indicate an unfiltered wine, which many wine lovers prefer. Pronounced haziness is often a sign of a
flawed wine.
Heady
A heady wine contains enough
alcohol to be perceived by smelling it.
Hearty
A hearty wine is a
full-bodied red with a high level of alcohol. In general, this term is reserved for jug wines and other inexpensive wines.
Herbaceous
A wine with a herblike
aroma or taste is known as herbaceous. This characteristic commonly occurs with Cabernet Sauvignon, and sometimes with Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Among the herbal smells are basil, fennel, lavender, oregano, rosemary, and thyme.
Hollow
A hollow wine starts well and ends well but has a disappointing middle. This may be a sign that the vines werenít pruned adequately; too many grapes shared the available taste.
Honest
An honest wine expresses its grape variety and region fairly well. It hasnít been altered, but is, frankly, not that great.
Honeyed
A honeyed wine really tastes of honey. Well-known examples include Sauternes and very ripe Chardonnays.
Horizontal tasting
A horizontal tasting compares wines of a given region or grape variety for a single
vintage. Contrast this term with a vertical tasting.
Hot
A hot wine contains excessive
alcohol and gives a burning or prickly sensation on the palate or in the throat. While this may be tolerable in fortified wines, it is usually felt to be a flaw in other wines.
      
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