Acidity | Bourgogne wines Glossary


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Bourgogne wines Glossary

(tast.) one of the basic elements in the taste of a wine, together with astringency and mellowness/sweetness. Acidity lends a desirable freshness to young white wines such as Bourgogne Aligoté but may be a fault in top grade wines. (See also Total acidity, Volatile acidity)

Related words Acidifier, Harsh, Aggressive, Sour-sweet, Angular / Sharp / Spiky, Flavour / taste