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Magazine Archives: Dec. 31, 2003 - Jan. 15, 2004

Gallo of Sonoma's Battle With TCA

Tests show taint in cellar and numerous wines
James Laube
Issue: December 31, 2003


Gallo of Sonoma has confirmed that its Dry Creek Valley winery and cellar, along with many of its wines, have been tainted by TCA (2,4,6 trichloranisole), the chemical compound responsible for off flavors in corky wines.

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


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