How to write wine tasting notes in Spanish, French, Catalan…

by  |  03-08-2016

It’s probably the case that you’ve picked up a bottle of wine and looked at the back label to read more about it. There, various words have been strung together to describe the wine which leave you scratching you head because you’ve never found ‘pencil shavings’ or ‘crushed blackberries’ or ‘chalk’ in the wine that you drink. To you it generally tastes like how fermented grape juice should taste and you like this. Why can’t they just saw, “Damned fine wine to have on your anniversary” or “Got lamb? Get this wine.” or the even more succinct, “Drinky drinky, bitch.” I’ll let you in on a little secret, 99.99% of tasting notes for wine are complete bullshit. Those that aren’t, merely provide a shorthand method for people in the wine trade to explain a wine to another professional. Let’s look an example which in this case would be for a […]
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