Grippy, funky, smashable: What do wine-tasting notes actually mean?

Freshly dug truffle, “shy, like a gazelle” – when it comes to wine talk, where does the analysis end and the poetry begin? Sweaty saddle, hints of ambergris, oodles of pippy hedgerow fruits. The way wine people waffle on about what they’re tasting can seem fanciful at best – and downright off-putting to anyone who’s […]