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Cork Taint

A common name for 2,4,6 Trichloranisole which spoils wines. This should not be confused with oxidation.

Cork taint occurs in an estimated 5% of wines! It shows itself as a mustiness or smell of damp rags. It is most noticeable in taste rather than by smelling the wine.

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