Make Scents of Wine / Le Nez du Vin is based on the best selling
book by Jean Lenoir. The collection has been updated for the new
millenium to replicate the delicate flavors of wines from around
What is it for? Developing the sense of smell
We all have a very sensitive sense of smell but practice helps us
to recognize and identify the different aromas present in wine.
Learning the language of wine
How can we detect the aromas in wine if they are not stored in our
scent memory or if we cannot put a name to them? Jean Lenoir
approaches the problem as if he were writing a dictionary,
introducing us to aromas and helping us remember them as if we were
learning a foreign language. The collection provides users with a
way of communicating their love of wine.
Improving our appreciation of wine
We all enjoy drinking wine but that pleasure is heightened if we
are able to appreciate different tastes and assess the wine's
richness and complexity.
- 54 Aroma Vials: These are the typical aromas found in white and
red wines from France and around the world. They give us an
indication of the wine's origin and the grape variety as well as
the vineyard, the winemaking techniques used and the aging
conditions. Memorizing these aromas gives an accurate an coherent
vocabulary to further stimulate our appreciation of fine wines.
- 54 Illustrated Explanatory Cards: These cards specify the aromas
and the corresponding molecules and list the wines in which they
- A NEW 120 page Booklet: This explains why the taste of wine
depends on its aromas and suggests three different methods of
initiation: 1. from aromas to wine, 2. from grape varieties to
aromas, 3. from the vineyards to the aromas
- Presented in a newly designed cloth-bound case
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