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Oxidation

Group of chemical reactions which occur when wine comes into contact with air.

Slight oxidation results in a loss of fruit and freshness and browning in white wines. More severe oxidation results in a high level of volatile acidity and, eventually, transformation of the wine into vinegar.

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