Wine flavours, faults and taints

This page provides information on taints, faults and flavours commonly encountered in wine. Use the links below to jump to the characters that are of interest. Wine faults Oxidation-type faults Reductive wine faults Additive-related faults (e.g. SO2, geraniol, diacetyl) Brettanomyces faults Indole Wine taints Cork-type taints Chlorophenol/plastic-type taints Earthy-type taints (e.g. geosmin) Smoke taint Wine … Continue reading Wine flavours, faults and taints