Wine Glossary | J

Wine Glossary | J

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JAMMY --- Characterized by a very high concentration of ripe fruit and natural grapey and berrylike flavors. Often used negatively to characterize hot-climate red wines.

JEROBOAM --- A large bottle which has the capacity of six ordinary bottles (750 ml). When applied to Champagne, indicates a bottle with the capacity of four 750 ml Champagne bottles.