Solvents are mostly liquids like acetone. alcohol, Petrol, benzene, ether or water in which other liquids, gases or solid substances can be divided or mixed as homogeneously as possible. Such mixtures can be, for example, cleaning agents, preservatives or disinfectants. Solvent tone is a collective term for various wine faults with similar causes and effects.
They are also called pharmacy sound, Chemieton, False tone, medical tone, nail polish tone or pharmaceutical tone. The commonality of the solvent-tone errors is that solvents or other chemical substances contained in them are mostly lacking hygiene or too little care in the winemaking in the must or wine that can negatively affect odor and taste impact.
Sources can be, for example, oils, paints, varnishes, pesticides and detergents that can be on Weingarten devices such as posts or wires, cellar devices or containers. Due to improper storage of fining agents such as bentonite can this because of their strong adsorptive Effect (accumulation of gases or dissolved substances) from their environment absorb such substances. The wine smells and tastes chemical to sharp sharp after diesel, mineral oil, color, rubber, Nail polish, nitro thinner or (medicinally) according to iodoform and has a chemical, wine foreign Taste. Errors caused by solvents are difficult to remove from the wine. Sometimes the mistakes too Uhuton and styrene taste assigned to the group solvent solvent.