Glossary of Wine Terms
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|Herbaceous||An aroma or flavor similar to green; often an indication of underripe grapes or fruit grown in a cool climate.|
|Hectare||A metric measure equal to 10,000 square meters or 2.47 acres.|
|Hollow||A term used to describe a wine that doesnit have depth or body.|
|Hectoliter||A metric measure equal to 100 liters or 26.4 gallons.|
A French word meaning 'high.' It applies to quality as well as altitude.
|Hybrid||The genetic crossing of two or more grape types; common hybrids include Mueller-Thurgau and Bacchus|