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Palate Training Class: Grass & Flowers
September 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$25
Wine Tasting + Science = A Better Palate.
Session 1 of ‘The Grand September Palate Tune-Up Series’ @ Colonial: Identifying Pyrazines & Terpenes
Recent scientific discoveries have identified important moleculular carriers of common aromas in wine. In this class we will explore aromas described as ‘Floral’ and ‘Herbal’- common components of certain great white wines. We will help you sharpen your senses and deepen your appreciation of wine.
In this class we will become familiar with major varietals associated with floral & herbal aromatics, their genetic relationships, and their common expressions in different places of origin. We will explore how certain molecules and compounds transmit these flavors in wine and how they are expressed in other mediums- such as flowers, grasses and aromatic herbs. The class will involve a mixture of lecture, flower & herb presentation, and finally a 6-course wine tasting to demonstrate the principles in question.
$25 a seat