I’m introducing a new feature – Wine Words Demystified. You know the deal, the more some folks learn about a topic, the more shortcuts/slang/acronyms/initials can be tossed around. I’m here to help you understand those sometimes mysterious words and phrases.
This week’s word is complex
Describes a multifaceted wine with compelling nuances and character
In other words, complex refers to a wine that is multi-layered in terms of aromas and flavors. It’s a wine that holds your interest because as you smell it and taste it, it offers a variety of subtle aromas and flavors that you pick up on when you take that second, or third sniff or taste.