Is there something wrong with the wine, sir?

It is not only the cork that can cause problems or “faults” with the wine. There is a whole range of things that can be a wine bad, or at least worse than it should be. It can be due to errors in the vineyard, for example too early (or too late) harvest, mistakes in the wine cellar or other external factors. Jane Anson, who writes the eminently readable blog The New Bordeaux, has written a summary of the faults that you can get in a wine and that will destroy your experience. A very interesting read that you can find here: “Identifying wine faults

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2 Comments to Is there something wrong with the wine, sir?

  1. Robert McIntosh (@thirstforwine) December 6, 2010 at 10:51 #

    Yes, maybe it has been HAC(k)ed!

    Have you seen Ken Payton's latest post on Reign of Terroir?

  2. Per and Britt, BKWine December 6, 2010 at 11:05 #

    Yes, read it this morning. Interesting.

    Here's the link http://reignofterroir.com/2010/12/05/hacking-a-wine-the-new-science-of-cork-taint/

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