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If we can be of any assistance please don't hesitate to contact us, or drop by the Rose & Crown during business hours:

email: roseandcrown@alderney.ws
phone: +44 (0) 1481 823414
fax: +44 (0) 1481 823615

The Rose & Crown Hotel
Le Huret, Alderney
UK Channel Islands

Delivery on Alderney is free :-) we deliver Monday to Saturday between 10am and 1pm. Please note that we cannot deliver off-island.

Glossary

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Meaty: With savoury flavours and chewy.



Methuselah: A large bottle holding six litres, the equivalent of eight regular wine bottles.



Microoxygenation: The controlled exposure of wine to small amounts of oxygen in the attempt to reduce the length of time required for maturation.



Midpalate: A tasting term for the feel and taste of a wine when held in the mouth.



Millerandage: A French term referring to a viticultural problem in which grape bunches contain berries of greatly differing size and levels of maturity. Caused by cool weather during flowering.



Mis en boutielle au château: French for `bottled at the winery`, usually in Bordeaux.



Mouthfeel: The texture of a wine in the mouth.



Mulled wine: Wine that is spiced, heated, and served as a punch.



Must: Unfermented grape juice, including pips, skins and stalks.



Must weight: The level of fermentable sugars in the must and the resultant alcohol content if all the sugar was converted to ethanol.



Négociant: French for `trader`. A wine merchant who assembles the produce of smaller growers and winemakers and sells the result under its own name.



Nebuchadnezzar: A large bottle holding 15 litres, the equivalent of 20 regular wine bottles.



New World wine: Wines produced outside of the traditional wine growing areas of Europe and North Africa.



Noble rot: Another name for the `Botrytis cinerea` mould that can pierce grape skins causing dehydration. The resulting grapes produce a highly prized sweet wine, generally dessert wine.



Nose: A tasting term for the aroma or bouquet of a wine.



Oak chips: Small pieces of oak wood used in place of oak barrels in fermenting and/or ageing wine.



Oenology: The science of wine and winemaking.



Oenophile: A wine aficionado or connoisseur.



Old vine: Wine produced from vines that are notably old.



Old World wine: Wines produced inside of the traditional wine growing areas of Europe and North Africa.




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