Definitions for "Midpalate"
A tasting term for the feel and taste of a wine when held in the mouth.
A tasting term. After taking a mouthful, hold it in the mouth, and see what you get from the wine. Does it have enough flavour and texture? What are the tannins and acidity like? When describing how the wine develops in the mouth, you are describing the midpalate. Describing your immediate impression would be to discuss the wine's entry. Then swallow, to judge the finish and length.