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aigre

French name for angry; look there.

One of the six taste sensations (Next bitter. greasy. salty. sweet. umami ), which is perceived primarily in the middle tongue margin area. The acid sensation, however, is relatively strong wine temperature dependent. When heated, the impression of sharpness is created by the interaction of alcohol and acid even stronger. A dry white wine with a total acidity of 7 g / l is very acidic at a high temperature of 18 ° Celsius, but pleasantly fresh at an optimum drinking temperature of 10 to a maximum of 12 ° Celsius.

Tongue with the tastes and receptors
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