acescence

Lemma

acescence

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

A vinegary off-aroma found in wine created by acetobacter. 1

Nota

A wine with acescence has a sharp, sweet-and-sour tang, sometimes accompanied by a vinegary smell. Acescent characteristics are indicative of the presence of acetic acid and ethyl acetate. 2

Contesto

Production of ascetic acid or acescence or souring is brought on by acetic bacteria or vinegar ferments. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

ə’sesəns 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi

Acetic acid 3

Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

1725–35; < Latin. Stem of acēscēns souring, present participle of acēscere. 4

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere

Data della scheda
Fri Feb 3 10:00:50 2012
Autore

Bouchir Ouafaa

Fonti

1) http://www.banfivintners.com/index.php/wine_ed/glossary (27/01/2012);
2) http://www.internationalrecipes.net/recipes/dictionary.pl?43 (01/02/2012);
3) Peynaud É., Knowing and Making Wine, John Wiley & Sons, USA, 1984, p. 256.
4) http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/acescent (01/02/2012).

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