malic acid

Malolactic Fermentation

This is a process in winemaking that makes malic acid softer carbon dioxide and lactic acid. This process can reduce the wine’s overall acidity. Malolactic Fermentation is commonly used in red wines and some white wines. It gives the wine a more smooth and buttery texture.  


The acidity is the wine’s tartness. Have you ever tasted that tart on your first sip? That’s the acidity. The three main acids that are found in grapes are tartaric, malic, and citric acids. Usually, the cool climate grapes produces high acids and produces low in sugar because tartaric and malic decreases as the climate… read more »