“The Noses” of Oenology and Perfumery
Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @Mirabeau Wine
During our visit to the Fragonard perfume factory in Grasse, we were quite impressed by the similarities between creating perfumes and creating wines. It’s especially poignant in the art of blending Provence rosés, which is incredibly technical to make.
Our oenologists can sometimes taste up to 2 or 3 hundred different tanks of freshly fermented wine, and will meticulously identify which ones are perfect for our blends.
…Continue reading here to understand more about the incredible talent required by “Le Nez” or “The Nose” in perfume production. To produce a smooth well-balanced wine trained oenologists use their senses in a similar fashion. Victoria shares details from their factory tour of Fragonard in Grasse.
Via:: Mirabeau Wine