– 100% Satisfaction guaranteed! – Most orders placed by 2pm PST ship same day – Average delivery 1-3 business days by way of USPS Priority Mail within america – Prime quality material professionally packed in resealable high gloss, heavy duty bags to make sure protected delivery! Description: Malic acid is an organic compound with the formula HO2CCH2CHOHCO2H. This can be a dicarboxylic acid that may be made by all living organisms, contributes to the pleasantly sour taste of fruits, and is used as a food additive. Malic acid has two stereoisomeric forms (L- and D-enantiomers), though only the L-isomer exists naturally. The salts andesters of malic acid are referred to as malates. The malate anion is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle.
Malic acid contributes to the sourness of green apples
present in grapes and in most wines with concentrations now and again as high as 5 g/l
confers a tart taste to wine, even supposing the amount decreases with increasing fruit ripeness