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valeric

One of the contained in the wine volatile acids (also pentanoic acid); look there.

In contrast to the non-volatile acids the volatile evaporate in wine at one distillation or evaporate over time (change to gas). However, the boundary between volatile and non-volatile cannot be drawn exactly, since there are also “medium-volatile acids”. The...

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