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Class 8: Discovering the New World

sniff: intensity and identification
  1. Swirl and sniff the Northern Rhône , then the Australian Shiraz.
  2. How do their intensities compare?
  3. Do you find the raspberry, blackberry, black pepper, violet, olive and bacon aromas commonly associated with Syrah/Shiraz?
  4. Is one wine earthier and spicer; the other fruitier?



Mark your observations on the Tasting Worksheet.

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