Thursday, January 21, 2016

Toward consistently good pinot noir

The grapes used to make pinot noir, the red wine of hit comedy 'Sideways' fame, are known to be literally and figuratively thin-skinned. They're highly sensitive to their environment, making it difficult for growers to determine their quality at harvest time. To get a better handle on the finicky fruit, scientists have now figured out how the grapes' aroma profile changes as they ripen.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1Qi9Si4
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