Wine Glossary: N
While tasting wine across Washington state, here are some terms you may come across:
Nebuchadnezzar - A large wine bottle holding the equivalent of about 20 standard wine bottles.
Nervous - wine with abundant amounts of alcohol and acidity in balance.
Noble - grapes that are said to produce some of the world's greatest wines.
Nonvintage - wine made from a blend of more than one vintage, most often occurring with Champagnes, Ports and sparkling wines.
Nose - the smell a wine has, also called the aroma or bouquet of a wine.
Nouveau - French term meaning new, indicates a style of light, fruity, young, wine that can be drank immediately. Most often applies to Beaujolais.