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Red Wine Composition

Most of this data was collected and written by students of the class, Natural Products of Wine, in 2004. Their names are noted at the bottom of the articles. This is supplemented by additional student reports in 2015 and 2016.
Component Typical Concentration, mg/L
Acetaldehyde 70
Glycerol 7000
Higher Alcohols 500
Sorbitol & Mannitol 300
Sulfites 80
Acid (fixed)
6000
Amino Acids 550
Esters 60
Minerals 1200
Phenols 1800
Sugar 750
Volatile Acidity 400

 

 

Copyright 2002, 2004, 2005 Andrew L. Waterhouse

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