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Wine faults

Collective term for defects or undesirable and unacceptable faults in wine, which manifest themselves primarily through unpleasant to disgusting odour and/or taste or "only" in appearance (haze, cloudiness, crystals, etc.). They are detected, among other things, during a wine evaluation and wine address, whereby then with certain faults or a certain extent such wines are dropped from the rating. Sometimes a distinction is made between wine faults (wine defects) and wine diseases. The latter are changes in wine caused by micro-organisms(bacteria, fungi, viruses), which can increase in intensity if appropriate countermeasures are not taken.

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