herbaceousness love

Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being herbaceous

Etymologies

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herbaceous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Both Mr. Holzman and Mr. Chernow enjoyed its roasted tomato flavor and dense texture, while Mr. Holzman pointed out its "herbaceousness," thanks to a sprinkling of oregano and basil that tastes fresh, not dried.

    Saucy Bunch

  • There are philosophical winemaking differences as well, according to Kareem Massoud (Paumanok), who will sometimes "butt heads" with Chris Tracy (Channing Daughters) about fruit vs. herbaceousness.

    Jamesport Vineyards 2007 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve

  • Medium bodied with fresh acidity, the flavors are fairly simple -- grapefruit, lemon and kiwi -- with just a little herbaceousness.

    Tasting Notes

  • Tasting several vintages emphatically demonstrates the slight early herbaceousness of Mayacamas cabernets, which gives way in the fullness of time, with these early herbal tones of bell pepper and green peppercorn evolving into notes of tobacco leaf, earth and often a very distinct note of chipotle pepper that I also find in many mature vintages of La Mission Haut Brion.

    Mayacamas - one of the greatest California Cabernets by John Gilman | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • I think that the issue with the herbaceousness or vegetal quality present in many Loire CFs is due to picking grapes that are not fully ripened.

    Cab Franc frenzy: the polarizing grape sparks debate | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • The fresh, creaminess of the fish was a nice pairing for the creamy aspects of the wine, and the wine's herbaceousness accented the roasted peppers.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The nose is a melange of tropical fruits — mango, papaya, kiwi and passionfruit — with a little grapefruit accented by subtle smoky oak and just a little herbaceousness.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • Both have the acidity to stand up to the greasy fried chips and the herbaceousness to complement the fake onion flavors.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • The nose is a melange of tropical fruits -- mango, papaya, kiwi and passionfruit -- with a little grape fruit accented by subtle smoky oak and just a little herbaceousness.

    The 12 LI Wines of Christmas: #2 Jamesport Vineyards 2006 Sauvignon Blanc

  • In a blind tasting of nearly a dozen American-made gins, I found that many these days are near-vodkas, with faint flavors that merely hint at gin's herbaceousness.

    American Entrants in the Gin Game

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