Yeast – A micro-organism that converts grape sugars into alcohol. Can be indigenous or man-made.
Yeasty – a tasting term noting the rich aromas and smells from resulting and a wine Which Spends time resting on lees icts.
Yield – The productivity of a vineyard expressed either in hecta-litre per hectare or tonnes.
Young – An immature wine that is usually bottled and sold within a year of its vintage. Wines meant to be
drunk “young” are noted for their fresh and crisp flavors.