Thursday, November 4, 2010

Defining Sweetness in Wine

"Sweetness in wine is different than sweetness in a candy bar. As you chew milk chocolate, you are perceiving sweetness. Wine can’t be assessed for sweetness until after the sip is swallowed. What we taste as the wine is in our mouth is fruit. "When I teach about wine, I stress the importance of the 'end,' or finish. The palate’s last impression of a wine helps the brain evaluate the structure, balance, and sweetness of the wine."

Source: Deborah Goldstein, LearnVest

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