Complexity – Wine Term of the Week

Complexity - Wine Term of the WeekA wine is characterized as “complex” when it energizes your palate. A complex wine will keep divulging new flavors, textures or aromas about itself.

Mind you there’s nothing wrong with a predictable, forthright wine that you enjoy. However a complex wine will keep you guessing and will make the wine tasting experience more entertaining.

Complexity is nice, vague (but convincing) term to use to communicate your appreciation for a quality wine. Higher caliber wines tend to be more complex than their more common, mass produced counterparts.

In a nutshell, complexity is just another way to say that the wine stirs your senses.

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