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UC

Short for union coopérative.

Ullage

The gap between the top of the wine and the top of the bottle. It's not significant on most wines, but on a very old bottle it can be an indicator of how well the wine has been kept and how likely it is to be oxidised.

Unctuous

Unctuous wines feel rich and thick in the mouth.

Union Coopérative (UC)

A French winemaking cooperative.

Uva

Italian word for grape.

Uvaggio

Italian term for a wine made from several different grape varieties. Compare varietal.

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