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  • Tannino - Tannin, a natural component of red wines, found in grape seed, skins and stems
  • Tappo - Corked, it's a major defect when a wine smells of cork
  • Tenimento - Farm
  • Tenuta - Farm or wine estate
  • Terroir - A French term that refers to the entire winemaking environment. It is often translated as somewhereness, and may vary from vineyard to vineyard, or even within a vineyard.
  • Tonneau - A Bordeaux term for 900 liter barrels. In Italy the term also refers to 550 liter barrels

 

 


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