L-Lactic Acid

Lactic acid is an organic acid that is a principle acid in wine. In the wine industry, the course of malolactic fermentation is monitored by tracking the falling level of L-malic acid, and the increasing level of L-Lactic acid. Lactic acid is responsible for reducing the acidity of wines, providing a smoother flavour.

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Why test for L-Lactic Acid in wine?

In the wine industry, the course of malolactic fermentation is monitored by tracking the falling level of L-malic acid, and the increasing level of L-lactic acid. Lactic acid is responsible for reducing the acidity of wines providing a smoother flavour.

MethodNo. of TestsCatalogue No.SensitivityLinearity
Manual40LC2653N/AN/A
RX misano80LC26530.045 g/l
0.47 g/l
RX monaco104LC83440.06 g/l0.40 g/l