In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Further exposure to oxygen converts the acetaldehyde to acetic acid, the acidic component of wine vinegar, the wine-maker's bête noire.
- One of these experiments yielded a crystalline material that had acidic properties.
- These dark, medium rich, raisiny wines retain their acidic verve with age.
- It is formed when emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides react in the atmosphere with water, oxygen and oxidants to form various acidic compounds, such as sulfuric acid and nitric acid.
- Slightly acidic white wines, such as Sauvignon or Muscadet, are best suited to salads (which also have high acidity) or oily dishes (which help soften the acidity in the wine).
- The best summer-suitable reds that taste delicious chilled on hot days are lighter, lively, less alcoholic but more acidic wines made from restrained red grapes such as the Loire's Cabernet franc and Beaujolais' gamay.
- The basic premise is this: As atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations rise, the ocean becomes more acidic and calcium carbonate shells dissolve more readily.
- We also shared a half litre of the house white, a Greek wine that was aromatic like a Riesling but more acidic and quite dry.
- Although most metallic oxides are insoluble or only very slightly soluble in water, they readily react with acidic solutions to form hydroxide ions that are then neutralized.
- However a sour taste usually indicates that the substance is an acid or acidic in nature.
- Blue litmus paper turns red in acidic solution, and red litmus paper turns blue in basic solution.
- Fruit-flavored ice creams, sorbets and sherbets benefit from the use of vanilla because the ingredient can balance out acidic notes of the citrus or fruit product.
- A normal salt does not have any acidic protons or hydroxyl groups.
- This mineralogy is consistent with derivation from granitic or acidic high-grade metamorphic rocks.
- Unbuffered aqueous solutions are easily rendered slightly acidic by dissolved carbon dioxide.
- A method called scrubbing is used to chemically remove the acidic sulfur dioxide by putting it into contact with calcium carbonate which is a base.
- This revolutionary idea has taken awhile to take root, because the Portuguese palate tends towards light, acidic wines, or even harsh, tart wines.
- When this compound is dissolved in water, an acidic solution of hydrogen cyanide, also known as prussic acid, is produced.
- Acidic foods and acidic wines often go well together; like a salad and Beaujolais.
- But it did come with a really perky blueberry chutney and suitably acidic sour dough toast.
- Without body and sufficient fruit flavors, Sauvignon blanc wines from the Loire Valley are offensively vegetal and aggressively acidic.
- This new acid is over 100 trillion times more acidic than swimming pool water, and more acidic than hydrofluoric acid but it won't eat through glass.
- Any pH value below 7 indicates an acidic solution, and any pH value above 7 indicates a basic solution.
- The subalkaline character of the magmatic activity, combined with the prevalence of acidic effusive rocks, is characteristic of an orogenic suite developed on continental crust.
- These crisp, bracingly acidic white wines can be terrific with food (especially shellfish), but they also can be too herbaceous for many wine aficionados.
- Porphyritic acidic volcanic rocks are widespread and referred to a calc-alkaline suite from an active margin setting.
- Dunking bread and vegetables into the pot, we soon felt very full and needed the slightly acidic wine to cut through the wall of gruyère and Emmental that was forming around our arteries.
- A tart and crisp Pinot Gris would pair well with the finished dish because of the wine's acidic quality, similar to that of the lime juice.
- Researchers say many sodas are acidic and contain carbon dioxide that can expand the stomach, which in turn can cause acid reflux.
- The solution formed by hydrolysis may be acidic, basic, or neutral.
- Those slightly acidic wines add sparkle to a fish dish, much like a squeeze of lemon and can counterbalance oiliness or fatness in food.
- They had the right idea, but ended up with an acidic, artificial lemony taste that conjures images of a dishwashing liquid.
- However, even an unpolluted atmosphere may contain a variety of acidic and alkaline substances so that the pH of rainwater may be quite different from 5.6.
- Without it, the carbonic acid produced during breathing would remain acidic and throw an organism's system out of balance.
- Symptoms are most severe six to 12 hours after ingestion, when the acidic metabolites of ethylene glycol are at their maximal concentration.
- However, excessive grinding will cause the oils to evaporate and the coffee to taste bitter and acidic.
- It was a mixture of oily-like stench with a blend of sour, acidic taste to it.
- An additional drawback of soaps is that they do not function properly at acidic pHs. Under these conditions, soap ions do not dissociate into their component ions.
- Associated with these intrusions were outpourings of andesitic and more acidic lavas and fine ashes.
- The mountains show a relief with extensive outcropping of Precambrian, acidic rocks.
- Chemical behavior, such as the acidic or basic properties of oxides, is also periodic.
- It can be dry, medium dry, medium sweet, richly honeyed, sweet and even the leanest most acidic wines prove perfect for dry or medium dry fizz.
- True, some elegant, delicate, citrussy whites and some fine, vibrant, beetrooty reds have been made, but 2001 also delivers rafts of dull, acidic, edgy wines in both colours.
- I recommend a light, acidic Beaujolais Villages as your wine partner to a lamb curry.
- Also be careful when buying fortified wines and ports as some can be unbearably sweet or acidic.
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