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Focus Aroma : Wine Aroma Kit : Honey

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Focus Aroma : Wine Aroma Kit : Honey

The very word honey is itself a descriptor for delight and intense sensory pleasure. The flavour gives us a lust for more and the many varieties of honey owe their distinctive flavour to the aroma molecules in the flowers from which the bees collect. In terms of Aroma Science, most of the classic honey aromas are given by members of a specific family of aromatic molecules related to one special acid - or one of the esters of this acid.Professional wine judges describe a honey note in the wines made from the major white grapes – Chardonnay, Riesling, Sémillon, and...

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Focus Aroma : Rum Aroma Kit : Chocolate

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Focus Aroma : Rum Aroma Kit : Chocolate

The specific character of the chocolate aroma note in rums has what could be described as a cocoa-dark chocolate element. This note contributes to the smooth sensation of a well-aged rum. No chocolate or any similar entity is added to rum but in the initial heating stages of sugar extraction, the heat promotes chemical reactions leading to some of the many aroma molecules that we find so delightful in chocolate. The note is again influenced by the cask with the ageing process of the rum liquid. Differences in casks lead to variations in the milk to dark chocolate flavour profiling....

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