Almost all wines have some sort of fruity flavors, though in some cases oxidized wines and very old wines are left with only savory notes. Fruity flavors can be broken down into the following groupings. When exploring wines, think of a parent group and then dive down deeper to see if you can identify the specific fruits you smell and taste.
Citrus Fruits: Lime, Lemon, Orange, Tangelo, Grapefruit
Berry Fruits: Strawberry, Raspberry, Red Cherry, Blackberry, Black Cherry, Black Currant
Orchard Fruits: Green Apple, Red Apple, Pear, Apricot, Peach
Tropical Fruits: Banana, Papaya, Mango, Pineapple
Melons: Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew
Dried Fruits: Raisins, Dates, Prunes, Dried Apricots, Figs