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Class 9: Winegrowing and Winemaking

sniff: intensity and indentification


  1. Swirl and sniff your unoaked Chardonnay.
    • Do you find any apple, pineapple, lemon and mineral aromas?


  2. Swirl, sniff the oaked Chard.
    • Do you find the same apple, pineapple, lemon and mineral aromas?
    • Do you also find any vanilla, spice, nut, toast, coffee, smoke or wood aromas?


  3. How do these wines compare in intensity of aromas?

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