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chemical

chemical (GB)
chimique (F)
química (ES)
chimica (I)
químico (PO)

Designation for the mostly unpleasant smell and taste of a wine in the context of a wine address. The spectrum includes petrol, diesel, rubber, kerosene, garlic, cabbage, mercaptan(thiol), tar, petroleum, plastic, sulphur and soap. The description, which is usually negative, indicates various wine faults. See under filter taste, solvent taste, styrene taste and uhuton.

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