Wino Dictionary - Light Body

Definition: Wines under 12.5% alcohol are considered light-bodied. Lower alcohol means lower viscosity which will leave a crisp and refreshing feeling on one's palate.

How to recognize a light-bodied wine: Wine will leave a crisp, refreshing, and watery feeling on one's palate. When swirled, a light-bodied wine will not stay on the glass for very long.

By Tannins and Tatas
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