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furfural

Oily substances (also furfurylaldehyde, formerly furfurol) with an aromatic smell and Bitter almond flavor, It is the aldehyde or a derivative of furan. They arise, among other things, from the toasting of wooden barrels by converting wooden sugars and arrive at Barrique in the wine. They are also contained in wood vinegar and fusel oils, See also under flavorings,

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