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total acidity

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

The sum of all acids in the wine, that is, everything volatile and non-volatile acids, These are designated with the collective term "tartaric acid" in g / l, although the actual tartaric acid yes only part of it is. 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 using titration detected. Overseas, the calculation is different than in the EU, so values can not be compared 1: 1. The acidity is an important criterion of a wine review, A complete list of all ingredients in wine is under total extract contain.

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