You are using an old browser that may not function as expected.
For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

acetic acid

Description for the taste of a wine in the context of a wine evaluation or wine address. This describes an extremely sour wine, indicating a wine defect such as acetic souring. Related terms with equally negative connotations are aggressive, edgy, sour and sharp. Positive terms depending on the acidity, especially in white wine, are fine-acidic, fresh, lively, nervous, racy, tangy, tart, acidic, tangy and steely.

Voices of our members

Prof. Dr. Walter Kutscher

In the past, you needed a wealth of encyclopaedias and specialist literature to keep up to date in your vinophile professional life. Today, Wine lexicon from wein.plus is one of my best helpers and can rightly be called the "bible of wine knowledge".

Prof. Dr. Walter Kutscher
Lehrgangsleiter Sommelierausbildung WIFI-Wien

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,119 Keywords · 46,880 Synonyms · 5,323 Translations · 31,453 Pronunciations · 188,411 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon