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Natural winemakers also tend to be fond of uncommon approaches — varying degrees of skin-on fermentation, unusual varietals, intentional oxidation — leading to white wines that can be ripe and savory, reds that are almost effervescent.
Like cases of wine in the holds of a ship moored too long in a hot port, the wine’s color could have faded, its aroma could be stunted and its flavor could show signs of oxidation, but Weir’s lots have yet to be analyzed for damage.
Pair more delicate dishes, like the Royal Tuna Tartare → 281, with wines that have gentler levels of oxidation.
Since wood is porous, the wine inside can breathe, allowing evaporation to concentrate the wine and enriching wine’s texture through slow oxidation.
But the best way to avoid eating browned avocados is to prevent oxidation in the first place, and there are a couple of easy ways to stop cut avocados from turning brown.
Exposure to oxygen, light or heat will subject oil to oxidation, eventually turning it rancid.
Much like oak, oxidation can give a wine more body, complexity, and a nuanced richness when used with thoughtfulness and restraint.
Over time, weather and waves have sculpted the sandstone shore, and the oxidation of iron ore within the stones has painted them with colorful bands.
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Origin and Etymology of oxidation
First Known Use: 1745See Words from the same year
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