Atypical aging

Atypical aging of white wines is characterized by rapid loss of fruity aromas and the development of unpleasant odours, evoking resin, wax, camphor or honey. This phenomenon may affect all dry or sweet white wines regardless of their origin or grape varieties. Our current research indicates that the compounds listed below can be considered to be responsible for these defects.

Compound

Descriptor

Sotolon

Curry, Nut

Phenylacetaldehyde

Fade rose, Honey

 

Compound

See above table

Method

GC/MS

Volume

250 mL

Waiting period

5 days

Our quality guarantee

  • Method validated according to OIV Oeno 10/2005 resolution and NF V03-110 standard validation
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