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The acids in wine are an important component in both winemaking and the finished product of wine. They have direct influence in five things. What are they?
color, balance, taste, growth and vitality of yeast during fermentation and protecting the wine from bacteria.
The measure of the amount of acicdity in wine is known as
titratable acidity or total acidity
Most wines have a ph of
2.9 to 3.9
Generally the lower the ph the...
higher the acidity
However, in wine there is no _____ connection between total acidity and ph.
In wine tasting, the term ______ refers to the fresh, tart and sour atrributes of the wine.
In wine tasting, acidity is evalulated based in relation to how well the acidity balances out the sweetness and bitter components of the wine such as _____
The three primary acids found in wine grapes are?
Tartaric, malic, citric
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