fruity

Lemma

fruity

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

adj.

Definizione

A young wine which has aromas of fresh fruits. 1

Nota

Characterizes the whole range of odours reminiscent of those of grapes, and nearly all types of fruit: fresh ripe grapes, sour or unripe grapes, raisins, "passerillage" raisins, almond ( sweet or bitter ), apricot, banana, bergamot, blackcurrant, blackberry, bilberry, cherry, citrus fruit, crystallized fruit, fig, fruit preserves, apple, hazelnut, muscat grape, olive, passion fruit, peach, pineapple, pistachio nut, plum, plum cherry, pomegranite, prune, quince, raspberry, redcurrant, red fruit, sloe, strawberry, tropical fruit, walnut, warm fruit, wildberries, etc. 2

Contesto

Columbia 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley: [...]; flavors are fruity, attractive, but also dominated by cedar, oak; good mouthfeel, medium to full body; good balance, slightly rich mouthfeel, very even; finish is long, dry, faintly hot, but with smooth tannins. 13.5% alcohol. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[ˈfruː.ti] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

1650s, from fruit + -y
fruit: late 12c., from O.Fr. fruit "fruit, fruit eaten as dessert; harvest; virtuous action" (12c.).
-y: adjective suffix, "full of or characterized by," from O.E. -ig, from P.Gmc. *-iga (cf. Ger. -ig). 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova - Facoltà di Lingue e letterature straniere - Corso di laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere per l'Impresa e il Turismo

Data della scheda
Sun Dec 20 00:00:00 2020
Autore

Francesca Quaranta rev. Gerbaudo

Fonti

1 : «http://www.hintsandthings.com/livingroom/glossaryDEF.htm», (16/11/2011)

2 : AA.VV., Dizionario del Vino Moet & Chandon. Bologna, Edizioni Agricole della Calderini, 1996, p. 60.

3 : «http://www.winepros.org/tasting-notes/020218wash_cab.htm», (04/12/2005)

4 : «http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/fruity_1?q=fruity», (16/11/2011)

5 : «http://www.etymonline.com/index.php», (16/11/2011)

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