Definitions for "Herbaceous"
Of or pertaining to herbs; having the nature, texture, or characteristics, of an herb; as, herbaceous plants; an herbaceous stem.
Not becoming woody
soft, not hard or woody
Keywords:  grassy, sauvignon, blanc, merlot, hay
Smelling of fresh grass or hay. Merlots are sometimes described as herbaceous.
A descriptive term for a wine with overt green herb-like flavors. For most grape varieties, herbaceous flavors are considered negative. However, some grape varieties such as sauvignon blanc typically display some herbal flavors which are considered appropriate.
A grassy or leafy quality present in some wines. An excess of it is a fault and may come from using underripe grapes in making the wine.
Keywords:  nonwoody
Keywords:  characteristics
With the characteristics of an herb.
Keywords:  character
Having the character of a herb.