I've noticed this with certain fruits, too... red currant and strawberry being two wines I've made which finished bone dry but I like them anyway (I'm not partial to dry wines or meads), and I've been told by others that they were too sweet, despite being well under 1.000.
Originally Posted by fatbloke
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