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Wine Glossary        -        “an easy to use layman’s guide”

This glossary is a selection of wine related terms which are fun to know but no one should feel it a necessity to know these words in order to enjoy a nice glass of wine.
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inoxydable: A French term for stainless steel. Peninsula Ridge Estates in West Beamsville, Ontario, Canada makes a Chardonnay called Inox, short for inoxydable. The Chardonnay was fermented and aged in stainless steel and saw no oak.

lees: Dead yeast cells that build up the sediment at the bottom of a barrel or fermentation container.

 

 

 


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