Rg2 : Wines with a certain tannic structure that aids in its aging or development.
Synonyms: Medium-bodied, Full-bodied
This family includes the more powerful wines generally intended for cellaring. Many varietals are known to give tannins in wine [Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvédre, Syrah …] the extraction of tannins is required by long maceration process. Warm climates are conducive to the production of powerful tannic wines.