Flashcards in WSET 2 - SAT Approach to Tasting Deck (44)
What are three descriptors for animal?
Leather, meaty, farmyard
What are modifiers for fruits? offer three
ripe or unripe; cooked/jammy or fresh; dried
How many elements do you evaluate for conclusion?
One - quality
Provide four terms for dried fruit
Raisin, Figs, prune, sultana
What are the options for body?
Light, medium, full
What are the six elements to evaluate for palate?
Sweetness, Acidity, Tannin, Body, Flavour characteristics, Finish
Name six tropical fruit descriptors
Pineapple, Melon, Lychee, Mango, Passion Fruit, Banana
Name the four characteristics you evaluate in the SAT
Appearance, Nose, Palate, Conclusions
How many elements do you evaluate for palate?
Six - Sweetness, acidity, tannin, body, finish, flavour
Aroma and flavour characteristics have the same descriptors (T/F)
What are six descriptors for mineral?
Earth, pertrol, rubber, tar, stony/steely, wet wool
What are the TEN colour descriptors for white, rose and red that you can use?
White: Lemon, Gold, Amber; Rose: Pink, Salmon, Orange; Red: Purple, Ruby, Garnet, Tawny
What are the two options for wine clarity?
Clear or Hazy
What is the difference between ruby and garnet?
Garnet will have a tinge of brown.
What are the options for quality? (six)
Faulty, poor, acceptable, good, very good, outstanding
What are three terms for pungent spice
White pepper, black pepper, juniper, liquorice
Name six red fruit descriptors
Cherry, Red currant, strawberry, raspberry, cranberry, plum
What are five terms for sweet spice
Cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg, vanilla
How many elements do you evaluate for nose?
Three - condition, intensity, aroma characteristics
What are six descriptors for (kernel) seed?
Almond, coconut, hazelnut, walnut, chocolate, coffee
Name three stone fruit descriptors
Nectarine, Peach, Apricot
How do you decide if a wine has a light nose or a pronounced nose?
Light nose - got to put your nose really in to get the small but pronounced you get from 5 inches away
What are six terms for underripe vegetable
Bell pepper, grass, white pepper, leafiness, tomato, potato
How many elements do you evaluate for appearance?
Three - clarity, intensity, colour
What are the options for describing the condition of a wine as determined by the nose?
Clean or Unclean
Name five green fruit descriptors
Green apple, pear, red apple, gooseberry, grape
What are five terms for vegetable
Cabbage, peas, beans, black and green olive
What are the options for tannins?
Low, medium, high
What are three terms for herbaceous
Grass, asparaugs, blackcurrant leaf