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phenylethylamine

Biogenic amine from the amino acid Phenylalanine, which in many plants as well as in the grapevine occurs. It acts as a hallucinogen and triggers pleasure and happiness sensations. A content in the wine indicates reduced wine quality. See also below histamine and total extract,

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