Mango (Mangifera indica L) is the most popular and the choicest fruit of India. A major portion (nearly 60–70%) of the total quantity produced is locally consumed and a sizable portion is exported to other countries. In the present study, six varieties of mango, which are abundantly available in the region were selected for wine production and the conditions for juice extraction were optimized. It was found that the mango juices were similar to grape juice in terms of sugar and acidity. After fermentation, the ethanol concentration was 7–8.5% w/v, the methanol concentration was slightly higher than that of grape wines and other volatile compounds were present in comparable amounts. From the physicochemical characteristics of the mango wine produced, it was observed that aromatic components were comparable in concentration to those of grape wine.
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Reddy, L.V.A., Reddy, O.V.S. Production and Characterization of Wine from Mango Fruit (Mangifera indica L). World J Microbiol Biotechnol 21, 1345–1350 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11274-005-4416-9
- physicochemical characterization
- wine production