Polyphenols | Bourgogne wines Glossary


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Bourgogne wines Glossary

Important family of constituents of wine including pigments (anthocyanins and flavones in red wines, flavones in white wines) and tannins. Polyphenols evolve during ageing under the influence of oxidation, Other polyphenols such as resveratrol are anti-oxidants and can help prevent cardio-vascular disorders if red wine is drunk regularly and in moderation (max. 2 glasses per day).

Related words Absorption, Anthocyanins