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  1. What can cause a wine to smell like leaves?incomplete Malolactic fermentation

          

  2. Which wine fault is very serious?Mercaptan

          

  3. What wine fault increases if wine sits too long in absence of oxygen?Hydrogen Sulfide

          

  4. What wine fault smells like Geraniums?cork taint

          

  5. Brett is short for?a yeast

          

  6. What is another name for Mercaptan?2, 4, 6 Trichloroanisole

          

  7. What wine fault is associated with very low-acid or excess sulfur?Brettanomyces

          

  8. What wine fault is a combination of sulfur and ethanol?1. Sulfur Dioxide
    2. Hydrogen Sulfide
    3. Mercaptan

          

  9. What wine fault smells like fingernail polish?incomplete Malolactic fermentation

          

  10. What wine fault smells like rancid butter or spoiled cheese?Butryic Acid

          

  11. What 3 wine faults are from Sulfur compounds?1. Sulfur Dioxide
    2. Hydrogen Sulfide
    3. Mercaptan

          

  12. Name the process when acetic acid combines with ethanol?being corked or having cork taint

          

  13. What wine fault smells like rotten eggs, garlic, struck matches, cabbage, or burnt rubber?Reduction or Reductive

          

  14. Hydrogen Sulfide usually smells like?burnt matches

          

  15. What wine fault smells cooked or baked?Maderized which is excessive heating or oxidation

          

  16. TCA usually smells like?Musty or moldy

          

  17. What wine fault smells like wet cardboard?cork taint

          

  18. What wine fault smells like a Band-aid or medicinal?Brettanomyces

          

  19. What 5 wine faults originate from bacteria?Maderized which is excessive heating or oxidation

          

  20. TCA originates most commonly from?Musty or moldy

          

  21. Define wine fault?A wine fault is an unpleasant characteristic of a wine often resulting from poor winemaking practices or storage conditions, and leading to wine spoilage. (from wikipedia)

          

  22. What wine fault increases if wine rests too long in a tank with yeast sediment?Hydrogen Sulfide

          

  23. What wine fault smells nutty or caramelized?Acetaldehyde

          

  24. What wine fault smells like sauerkraut or a goat?Lactic Acid

          

  25. How low of a threshold can most people detect TCA?2 to 7 parts per trillion

          

  26. What is Brettanmyces?Brettanmyces

          

  27. What wine fault smells sweaty or horsy?wine in contact with dead yeast too long

          

  28. What wine fault smell yeasty or leesy?Brettanomyces

          

  29. Sulfur Dioxide in wine can cause what sensation?burnt matches

          

  30. What wine fault is acceptable in Sparking and some other wines?Yeasty or Leesy

          

  31. TCA causes what common fault term in wines?being corked or having cork taint

          

  32. What wine fault is from excessive heating?Maderized

          

  33. What wine fault has increased because of screw caps?Reduction or Reductive

          

  34. What causes the moldy wine fault?moldy grapes or moldy barrel.

          

  35. What wine fault smells like garlic and onions?incomplete Malolactic fermentation

          

  36. What is the long name for TCA?Ethyl Mercaptan

          

  37. What wine fault causes browning?Oxidation

          

  38. What wine fault smells bitter, or like grape stems?Stemmy

          

  39. What wine fault can be caused by lack of oxygen?Oxidation

          

  40. Sulfur Dioxide usually smells like?burnt matches

          

  41. What wine fault is less now than previously?Brettanomyces