EDGY Said of a wine that has pronounced characteristics and elevated acidity, yet remains enjoyable.
EMPYREUMATIC Name for a group of burnt, leather or smoke odors.
ESTERS Compounds formed by the combination of an alcohol and an acid. They constitute the complex, delicate aromas of a wine during maturation and aging.
EXTRA-DRY A sparkling wine that contains 12-20 grams of sugar per liter.