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Old 20-01-2010, 11:13 AM posted to alt.food.wine
Anders TÝrneskog Anders TÝrneskog is offline
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Default TN: Riesling and Gamay


"Mike Tommasi" skrev i melding
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AyTee wrote:
On Jan 19, 7:23 am, DaleW wrote:
sorry, for some reason petrol has become the normal geekspeak for TDN
(1,2,6-trimethyl-1,2-dihydronaphthalene). Actually probably closer to
kerosene/diesel than gasoline.

TDN is found in lots of grape varieties, but typically the highest
concentrations are in Riesling.- Hide quoted text -


To me, TDN smells of light machine oil, like "3-in One." (Is that
stuff still around? It used to be sold in US hardware stores for
household use -- oiling door hinges and such.)


Oui, that is what TDN stands for in french: Trois Dans uN.

LOL!
Anders