We're testing our new mobile-friendly website. Check out the beta version and let us know what you think!

Hanzell Finds TCA Taint in Wines

Sonoma winery suspends sales of 2000 Chardonnay and 1999 Pinot Noir
James Laube
Issue: August 31, 2003

In June, Hanzell Vineyards suspended sales of its 2000 Chardonnay and 1999 Pinot Noir after tests showed the presence of 2,4,6-trichloroanisole (TCA) -- a compound that causes musty aromas in wine -- in the Chardonnay and in the winery's cellar.

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

To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!


Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of WineSpectator.com

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences

Classifieds

The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories