Definition of grassiness in US English:



  • See grassy

    • ‘2001 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc -… - there is a touch of grassiness and melon, but not pungent gooseberry or passion fruit; it really has a white Bordeaux-like gravelly minerality.’
    • ‘The lamb wasn't that sweet, gummy, vapid meat that often passes for spring lamb these days It had the sweetness, sure, but also a certain grassiness and herbiness and a fine, distinctive grain, nicely lubricated by a robust gravy.’
    • ‘With their ‘gooseberry flavours, grassiness and vanilla', he thinks they 'ought to go down a treat.’’
    • ‘In Australia's cooler sites such as Tasmania and the south of Western Australia, Sémillon often demonstrates the same sort of grassiness as in Washington state and in New Zealand where plantings have steadily increased to about 200 ha.’