Wine Tasting Stages
You will get a new experience with wine tasting like never before, if you take time to taste it rightly.Your five senses will play a big role in understanding and tasting a glass of wine before swallowing.Just like when using your five senses to smell, to feel, to see, to taste and to hear, you can use them to fully get memorable experience.The exciting experience of full wine tasting can be elusive.As you will realize, it is more than sipping and swallowing.You only need to take your time to go through the full process of wine tasting in order to enjoy it the most.
Firstly is by looking at the appearance of the wine.How the wine looks will determine whether you are going to like or not. The Color will give you a clue as to the taste you will expect before you even takes a sip.The next step is swirling which will give you time to further examine the color and texture of the beverage.
Naturally if you are confronted with a taste you did not expect, more chances are that you will not like it or enjoy the way to anticipated.Colors for example pale white will give indicate presence of dry and basic fruit and floral contents, unlike with yellow which will suggest presence richer ingredients like oak or spices.Different texture properties like presence of bubbles, oily appearance will also give information on the strength of the ingredients. In addition, because wine keeps turning in color, you can get a clue as to the age it is, at that moment.
The next stage after observing is using your nose to tell you how the taste will be like. Smelling will give confirmation as to whether what you observed is really true. It is important to smell the drink because the smell of the contents will largely influence your opinion about the taste of the wine. Some wines can have that aromatic nutty and high profile oak which really motivate to derive the greatest enjoyment out of it.
Real tasting is the last stage, whereby you will take a sip before swallowing to get a feel of what you had really been anticipatingSipping, and swallowing is the most important stage which will climax the excitement since the sip is granted sufficient amount of time to come into contact with the tissues of the mouth and the throat. The mouth is capable of tasting all types of tastes, and therefore there is no way the taste of the wine will escape the taste pads of the mouth.The temperature of the wine will also be detected in the mouth as it makes the drink more enjoyable and memorable.
Your wine tasting tour, will be highly exciting if you are patient enough to observe and smell before you finally swallow.