brutally unfair or harsh; "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal"
Young and undeveloped. A good descriptor of barrel samples of red wine. Raw wines are often tannic and high in alcohol or acidity.
This describes a young and undeveloped wine that can be tannic and high in alcohol and acidity.
Describes a young and undeveloped, often tannic wine; typical of red wine sampled from the barrel.
Describes a wine with a harsh taste usually due to overpowering tannins. Such wines may soften with age.