Solvents are mostly liquids like acetone. alcohol, Gasoline, benzene, ether or water, in which other liquids, gases or solids can be divided or mixed as homogeneously as possible. Such mixtures may be, for example, cleaning agents, preservatives or disinfectants. Solvent Sound is a collective term for various wine faults with similar causes and effects.
They are also called Apothekenton, Chemieton, Fehlton, Medizinton, Nagellackton or Pharmazieton. The common feature of the solvent tone error is that solvents or other chemical substances contained in them by mostly lacking hygiene or too little care in the winemaking in the must or wine that can negatively affect odor and taste impact.
Sources may include, for example, oils, paints, varnishes, pesticides and detergents that may be on vineyard equipment such as posts or wires, cellars or containers. By improper storage of fining agents such as bentonite These may be due to their strong adsorptive Effect (addition of gases or solutes) from their environment absorb such substances. The wine smells and tastes chemical pungent to diesel, mineral oil, paint, rubber, Nail polish, nitro thinner or (medizinal) to iodoform and has a chemical, wine foreign Taste. Solvent-induced errors are difficult to remove from the wine. Sometimes the mistakes will be made Uhuton and styrene taste assigned to the group solvent tone.