Definition of malolactic
: relating to or involved in the bacterial conversion of malic acid to lactic acid in wine malolactic fermentation
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The non-malolactic Stags' Leap Chardonnay bristles with citrus and tart apple aromas that follow through on the palate.
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Origin and Etymology of malolactic
malic + -o- + lactic
First Known Use: 1908See Words from the same year
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