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Flashcards in Wine Knowledge Deck (13):
1

5 types of grapes in a bourdeaux?

Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Petit Verdot
Cabernet Franc
Malbec

2

The 5 "S"s of wine tasting

Swirl, smell, sip, spit and savor

3

Sight: color pale yellow greens

Indicates a cool growing region or grapes that haven't fully ripened

4

Deep golden yellow

A sign of barrel aging or warm growing region

5

Amber gold

Sign of maderized or oxidized white wine

6

Inky purple

Common in young red wines

7

Brick red

Older well aged wines

8

Rust

Oxidized red wine

9

Aroma

Scents of wine that come from the grape

10

Bouquet

Scents that come from the process in which that wine was made

11

We can detect over 10,000 smells and we can train ourselves to distinguish up to a 1000 odors. How many odiferous components does wine approximately have?

200

12

We taste _____ on the tip of the tongue. _____ on the sides and ______ on the back of the tongue

Sweet
Sour
Bitter

13

We can taste sweet, bitter, salty, sour and the savory taste called?

Unami. Which is prevalent in soy sauce, beef, tomatoes, mushrooms and aged hard cheeses.