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acacia

Synonym for atypical age tone; see under UTA

Term for the "atypical age tone" in wine, emphasising the distinction from the "true age tone". There are numerous synonyms such as for example acacia, floor wax tone, hybrid tone, candle wax, Mediterranean note, furniture polish, naphtalone, wet cardboard (papier mâché), wet cloth, dirty cloth, mothball tone, moth powder tone, soap tone (soapy), nitrogen builder, dull, detergent tone and washing powder tone. Aminoacetophenone (AAP) was identified as the responsible aroma component in 1993. The plant hormone indoleacetic acid is likely to have a high proportion as the starting substance. It is a natural wine substance that only causes negative...

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