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dropsig Description for the aroma of a wine in the context of a wine address. This includes the obtrusive taste of drops (sweets, sugar candy) in various forms or also different causes. The cause of ice candy aroma (ice sugar) is a particularly cool fermentation. As a rule, these are wines without a special character. In contrast, a fruit candy or fruit gum aroma is caused by high fermentation temperatures, certain yeasts or as a result of heating the mash.

The fermentation technique Macération carbonique can also contribute to this, because in Beaujolais (Beaujolais Nouveau), which is produced for quick consumption, a typical taste of bananas and drops is, so to speak, standard. The fruity taste can go in the direction of marmalade. This phenomenon can also occur with higher quality wines in the first period after bottling. In extreme cases, this can result in an artificial (unnatural) taste impression. So-called Coca-Cola wines (uniformly produced mainstream wines) often have drop-like notes. See also under wine evaluation.

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