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Troublemaker: TCA
Issue: January 31, 2003


What, exactly, is TCA? In a word: trouble. If you spend any time drinking wine, you're bound to encounter this nasty chemical compound. It's trichloroanisole, a substance that causes wine to exhibit what are colloquially referred to as "corky" smells and flavors.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2003.


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