Macro-Oxygenation

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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macro-oxygenation, an umbrella term for the deliberate exposure of wine to oxygen that contrasts with the very specific technique of micro-oxygenation. See aeration, pumping over, délestage, racking, barrel fermentation, and barrel maturation. See also micro-oxygenation and total package oxygen.