meaty

Lemma

meaty

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

adj.

Definizione

A wine with chewy, fleshy fruit; sturdy and firm in structure. 1

Nota

The term “meaty” 2 is often used to describe dense, dry reds. It refers to wines that are high in tannins and often have a subtle metallic undercurrent. Meaty wines may even have an aroma of cooked meat. Most of these “meaty” reds come from vineyards in the south of Europe or from the northern regions of Chile and Argentina. 1 3

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Contesto

“A Meaty Red for Grilled Steak […] My dad grilled some rib-eyes, and the wine’s full body, ripe tannins and distinctive flavors — raw meat (from the Mourvèdre in the blend), iron, raspberry (characteristic of the Grenache), tobacco, leather and tea notes — were perfect with the fat and smoke of the steaks. […]” 4

Trascrizione fonetica

/ˈmiːtɪ/ 5

Sinonimi e Antonimi

S: chewy, full-bodied, bloody
A: flabby

Abbreviazioni

ND

Etimologia

Meaning "full of meat" was first attested in 1849. Figurative sense "full of substance" is from 1881. 6

Etichetta di paese

ND

Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica

Data della scheda
Sat Nov 15 16:45:44 2014
Autore

Micol Capena

Fonti

1 : ND, «Wine Tasting Terms», ND, cawineclub , 15.11.2014,

2 : ND, «Epicurus Glossary», 08.07.2011, epicurus, 15.11.2014,

3 : Douglas Sloan , «"Meaty" Reds», ND, winewise.weebly, 15.11.2014,

4 : Bruce Sanderson , «A Meaty Red for Grilled Steak», 24.05.2010, winespectator, 15.11.2014,

5 : I Grandi Dizionari Garzanti Hazon Inglese 2.0 (2010)

6 : Douglas Harper , «Online Etymology Dictionary », ND, etymonline, 15.11.2014,

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