Tag: Acidity

Acids and acidity in wine.
Wine

Acids and acidity in wine.

A wine lacking and adequate amount of acids tastes flat, “lifeless”, and generally has a relatively short shelf life. On the other hand, a wine that has too much acidity fails to please the palate. Balance of all components in a wine is crucial for its appeal, quality, and popularity. […]

chardonnay tasting
Wine

Acidity in Wines.

Acids represent an important part of wine constituents and help preserve it. They are members of chemical compounds responsible for the sharp or sour tastes of all drinks and foods. There exist several acids in wines, the most important of which are tartaric, citric, malic, lactic, succinic, and acetic. Grapes […]