supple

Lemma

supple

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

adj.

Definizione

A wine that is yielding in flavour and readily accessible to drink. 1

Nota

[A supple wine is] round and smooth, as opposed to noticeably tannic or acidic. As red wines age and their tannins begin to resolve, they typically become more supple in texture. 2

Contesto

Tour de Mandelotte Saint Emillion Ginestet. Rich supple wine typically merlot dominated with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc making up the balance of the blend. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

['sʌpl] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

1297, from O.Fr. souple "pliant, flexible," from Gallo-Romance *supples, from L. supplex (gen. supplicis) "submissive, humbly begging. 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere

Data della scheda
Fri Sep 11 00:00:00 2009
Autore

Lucia Zerbonia, rev. Chiara Barbagianni

Fonti

1 : «http://www.winedirectonline.co.za/index.asp?pgid=14#s», (11/09/2009)

2 : «http://www.wineaccess.com/expert/tanzer/glossary.html#ST», (11/09/2009)

3 : «http://www.thamesleisure.co.uk/pages/index.asp?area=11&id=108», (17/10/2011)

4 : «http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=80063&dict=CALD», (11/09/2009)

5 : «http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=supple&searchmode=none», (11/09/2009)

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