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  • For a rarity, as we almost never do so, we also ordered wine with this dinner, an Australian Shiraz, which surprised me as a red wine without that tannin undertaste typical of red wines, and with an excellent bouquet reminiscent of blackberry with a strong fruity taste.

    2008 October « Hyperpat’s HyperDay

  • Its flavor was pleasing, but with a kind of undertaste that was almost muddy - which surprised us.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The essence of Chocorange had been its smooth creaminess, but this new one had a rough edge to the flavour, an undertaste of slight—very slight—bitterness.

    Portobello

  • It held a thick broth, with a faint undertaste, but tired as she was, Glory hardly cared if Tavara had been spiking it.

    The Warslayer

  • I raised it to my mouth and wetted my tongue — again, no immediate taste of poison, but there was a familiar bitter undertaste, reminiscent of hospitals.

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • And it's different-not so crunchy, and not as sweet, and there's sort of a cinnamon undertaste that - "" Not now, Killer.

    calling on dragons

  • Each grew through the year till it absorbed the valley's sweetness and undertaste and reached its final shape and weight.

    Amitava Kumar

  • "I propose," she said, after pausing for a long swallow, grimacing at the bitter undertaste, "that we get very, very drunk.

    Children Of The Night

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