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Which of the following is not officially a taste?

A. Sweet

B. Bitter

C. Salty

D. Fruity

D.

The five tastes are sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness, and umami (a Japanese word usually defined as savoriness). All five tastes are associated with specific receptors within your taste buds. Fruitiness, by contrast, is a simply a descriptive characteristic for a wine or food that is evocative of fruit flavors.

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