Lifestyle Wine Tasting Secrets: Picking Up Aromas with Fruits, Vegetables, and Spices By: Stefanie Payne | Product development lead | NASA National Aeronautics & Space Agency June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
This tip is very useful for learning how to decipher different bouquets, and is also an entertaining contribute to an informal wine tasting or party. Before a tasting, collect a group of common aromas in wines and place them in separate dishes organized by category. Sniffing the contents prior to tasting will help you pick up that particular scent in a wine if it is there.
Herbs and Spices: cloves, cinnamon, vanilla, orange and lemon zest, black pepper, anise Dried Fruits: prunes, raisins, apricots Fresh Fruits: strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, cherry, peach, apple Fresh vegetables and vegetation: bell pepper, mint, eucalyptus, cut grass Canned Vegetables: asparagus, black and green olives Nuts:walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds Other: coffee, tobacco, strawberry jam, honey, tea and chocolate
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