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Wine Spectator School


Course: Bordeaux

Class 2: The Médoc


summarize
4S: SEE, SNIFF, SIP, SUMMARIZE

 
SNIFF >> Aroma Identification and Intensity

Swirl and sniff each of the wines to identify and compare their aromas.

 

 
SWIRL AND SNIFF YOUR WINES

Intensity
Give each of the four wines a quick swirl and sniff.

  • Are the aromas intense? Do they jump out of the glass? Or are they faint?
  • How does the Pauillac compare with the Margaux? And with the St.-Estèphe?

 
Identity
What aromas can you identify in each wine?

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