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February 9, 2017: Which "Off" Flavor in Wine Do You Despise?

There are certain aromas and flavors in wines that even the most open-minded wine lovers cannot stand, but others don't view as flaws. In a recent blog post, editor at large Harvey Steiman discusses this polarizing power, sharing how he hates the barnyard aromas of Brettanomyces-affected wines, but his fellow wine-loving pal enjoys the funkiness. As they say, to each their own. As the natural wine sector has gained in popularity, some wine drinkers are more likely to accept a wine's "faults" as authenticity. We want to know if you tolerate "off" characteristics or if there's one you absolutely try to avoid.

Which "off" aroma or flavor in wine do you most despise?

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