Antioxidant capacity, scavenger activity, and ellagitannins content from commercial oak pieces used in winemaking

@inproceedings{Jordo2012AntioxidantCS,
  title={Antioxidant capacity, scavenger activity, and ellagitannins content from commercial oak pieces used in winemaking},
  author={Ant{\'o}nio M Jord{\~a}o and Ana Catarina Gomes Correia and Robert Gregory DelCampo and M. L. Gonzalez Sanjose},
  year={2012}
}
In 2005, the European Union authorized the use of oak wood pieces in winemaking, and consequently, the addition of oak chips has been generalized. Thus, the antioxidant capacity, scavenger activity, and ellagitannins content from fourteen different commercial oak wood pieces (Quercus spp.) that can be found on the Portuguese market as alternatives to barrels for aging wines were studied. Commercial oak wood pieces samples from Quercus petraea had significantly higher antioxidant activity values… CONTINUE READING
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