Beaulieu Vineyard, one of Napa Valley's most prominent wineries, has confirmed that many of its red wines from recent vintages suffer from a moldy, musty flavor caused by high levels of 2,4,6-trichloroanisole (TCA), the chemical compound also responsible for off flavors in corky wines.
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