California wine-makers adopted malolactic fermentation with gusto, even when their acidity was in the basement, and the result could stand in for buttered popcorn at the movies.
What does ML stand for?
ML stands for Malolactic Fermentation (winemaking)
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The Scottish expat first selects the grapes from his vineyard and then ferments the fruit for 25 days before beginning the year-long Malolactic fermentation process in a wine barrel containing the 7.
Crisp mineral-driven Santa Lucia Highlands fruit is unencumbered by oaking, malolactic fermentation and sur-lies aging; the bright acidity and tropical fruit notes are food-friendly; pecially designed cement aging tanks hearken to old world style and taste.
A little residual sugar and a lot that completed malolactic fermentation give this wine a nicely rounded medium-bodied palate.
Winemakers inoculate wines with the bacterium Oenococcus oeni, however, wineries often have sluggish or stuck malolactic fermentations that lead to the production of more than 20 bioamines.
Putting Chardonnay through a complete malolactic fermentation (ML), in addition to gaining a more buttery aroma, lowers the effective acidity and raises the pH, both of which make the wines a lot softer, and slightly less likely to work with food.
The wine goes through complete malolactic fermentation, aging for five months in small French oak barrels to offer subtle yet distinct nuances.