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bottle odor

General name for one wine faults which manifests itself after opening a bottle with a more or less unpleasant odor. The cause can be corked or bacterial contamination. At best, the smell disappears within minutes. For weaker expression, this can be decanting the wine bottle in question. See also below filling shock,

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