White wines have three main components: fruit, acidity and alcohol. Red wines have four: tannin is the additional ingredient.
Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel associated with tannin can be compared to the textures of different materials:
Body: Red wines are generally more full-bodied and heavier than whites because they include tannins and pigments....
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