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A red grapes grown all over Italy, used to make slightly sweet, effervescent wines. It Italy also used for still wines that should be drunk young.
Wines made from grapes that were allowed to hang on the vine until their sugar content was very high, thus the resulting wine is sweet
The viscous droplets that form and ease down the sides of the glass when the wine is swirled. Tears are formed more readily by higher alcohol wines.
The amount of time the sensations of taste and aroma persist after swallowing. The longer the better.