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Chateau Thomas Wine Blog #154 - Maderized

Chateau Thomas Wine Blog #154 - Maderized

Glossary Definition - A color and flavor change due to extended aging of a wine. It consist of brownish coloration and loss of fruit flavors with development of varying degrees of caramel, or even shoe polish odors.

    Despite all the virtues we assign to the marvel of wine, it does have some frailties, the most obvious and common of which is oxidation. Most everyone who has learned to appreciate and consume wine has learned that...

Chateau Thomas Winery Blog #151 - Robust

Chateau Thomas Winery Blog #151 - Robust

GLOSSARY DEFINITION - The character of full-bodied, full-flavored wine that is usually with an element of forward fruit.

Many wine drinkers live for a robust wine as it fits their model of a wine that satisfies all their needs of a beverage that challenges their...