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Focus Aroma: Wine Aroma Kit : Apple (Green)

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Focus Aroma: Wine Aroma Kit : Apple (Green)

The familiar scent of apple is found in the wines produced by all of the classic premier white grapes. So many people love this particular note in a wine as it is light, and gently crisp, and gives the aroma a certain airiness. Often in Chardonnay, Sauvigon Blanc, and Reisling, it is a distinctly green apple aroma note that is experienced. This category of aroma – green apple – falls into two of our general smell categories - the fruity family and the green family. Fruity smells remind us of the bountiful products of Nature and they are generally very...

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Focus Aroma : Whisky Aroma Kit : Earthy

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Focus Aroma : Whisky Aroma Kit : Earthy

A noticeable level of an earthy note in a wine or whisky is usually a sign of a damaged cask in which some fungi are growing. However, at a much lower level, when it is barely detectable, save on deep sniffing, a very faint earthy note can contribute to the good body of a Whisky or Wine flavour. We choose a very particular shading of the earthy aroma profile in our Whisky Aroma Kit because, in a whisky, the earthy note is always embedded in woody and other aroma notes. When you first sniff the Aroma Strip you will get...

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Focus Aroma : Gin Aroma Kit : Coriander

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Focus Aroma : Gin Aroma Kit : Coriander

If Juniper is the defining aromatic oil of all Gins, then it might be said that one of its most important partners is the fragrant oil from coriander seeds. In the original London Dry Gins, there were few botanicals and prominent amongst them were coriander and angelica root. It is important to recognize the key difference in aroma profile between the oil from coriander leaf and that from the seed. It is the seed oil that is commonly used for Gin. The seed oil has a sweet, gentle, ethereal and floral scent, along with a citrus character which can vary from...

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