a firm, yet lean tasting wine with decent acidity. Has been used to describe the varietals coming from Germany. These varietals include, Morio Muskat, Muller Thurgau and Scheurebe.
a firm, intense, positive quality in dry wines with good acidity, such as Chablis Structureâ€¦the balance and intensity of the basic components (acid, tannin, alcohol, colouring matter
Bracing, with intense mineral character. Usually a white-wine characteristic.