Definition of tarriness in English:

tarriness

noun

  • See tarry

    • ‘It's youthfully floral, the smooth tannins edged with classic nebbiolo tarriness, here refined into chocolate, but not emasculated by sweetness.’
    • ‘Classic Barossa Valley Shiraz aromas abound here: grassy wheaty, with sweet spicy fruitcake and tarriness, too.’
    • ‘This is a dense and brooding Merlot that displays a fine and persistent finish with a hint of tarriness.’
    • ‘Also has a some tarriness and a few gamey/meaty characters that add to the overall appeal.’
    • ‘It has good balance, with flavors that follow the aromatics - there is also a hint of pleasant bitter tarriness in the finish - little in the way of tannins.’