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total acidity

total acidity (GB)
acidité totale (F)
acidità totale (I)

The sum of all acids in wine, that means everyone volatile and non-volatile acids, These are shown with the collective name "tartaric acid" in g / l, although the actual one tartaric acid is only part of it. The amount is between 4 and 12 g / l, and is usually at White wine about 4 to 9 g / l and at red wine about 4 to 6 g / l. It is by means of titration detected. Overseas, the calculation is different than in the EU, so values cannot be compared 1: 1. The acidity is an important criterion wine review, A complete list of all ingredients in the wine is under total extract contain.

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