Course: Sensory Evaluation
WHAT'S TO SENSE IN WINE
Wine has numerous features that can be evaluated. They can be grouped in a number of ways.
One common way to group features is by the sense used to perceive them:
This method of grouping wine features leaves out a few important aspects. A more technical way to consider wine features is by separating them into
Specific Features such as color, aroma and taste
Configural Properties such as balance, structure and finish. These properties are determined by the interactions between a number of wine components including acidity, fruit and tannins.
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