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  • noun organic chemistry Any of three isomeric, six-membered, unsaturated heterocycles having five carbon atoms, one nitrogen atom and one double bond; any derivative of these compounds


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  • I was a bit disappointed in this wine and I think the metallic hardness on the palate, which isn't on the nose, may be a sign there is some mousiness going on (Brettanomyces production of tetrahydropyridine) which may account for the mouvedre notes some are perceiving in this wine.

    CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) 2010


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