acid

Lemma

acid

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

Essential component - in malic (appley) and tartaric form - of wine, giving freshness and bite. 1

Nota

The four major types of acids found in wine are tartaric, malic, lactic and citric. These acids help to preserve the wine and are an important component in the overall balance and structure of wine. They add a zest and crispness to many wines that can be quite appealing. They can also help to lengthen the aftertaste.
2

Contesto

In proper proportion, acids are a desirable trait that give the wine character. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[ˈa-səd]  4

Sinonimi e Antonimi

Acidic (another word for acid). 5

Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

(First used by Francis Bacon) from French acide or Latin acidus, from acere to be sour or sharp. 6

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova - Facoltà di Lingue e letterature straniere - Corso di laurea Teorie e tecniche della mediazione interlinguistica

Data della scheda
Thu Jan 1 01:00:00 1970
Autore

Federica Orsini rev. Gerbaudo

Fonti

1 : «http://ewineplanet.com/menu.asp?id=11&main=43», (25/10/2011)

2 : «http://www.grape-nutz.com/tastings/glossary.html», (25/10/2011)

3 : «http://www.graperadio.com/wine-terms/», (25/10/2011)

4 : «http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid», (10/10/2011)

5 : «http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/acidic», (10/10/2011)

6 : «http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/acid?jss=1», (10/10/2011)

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