usually of basic quality.
Dry (or off-dry for some sparkling wines).
Seco (Sp., Por.)
often blended from wines not considered appropriate for the first wine (or grand vin). Can represent good value for money.
(in fact medium sweet).
See also length.
smooth texture in the mouth.
Sin crianza (Sp.)
A wine that has received no barrel ageing.
Desirable if it is not overpowering.