Tertiary Aromas in Wine: A Quick Overview

Tertiary aromas in wine refer to the bouquet of smells we associate with wine aging. During the wine aging process, the aromatic compounds that the process of fermentation has created are further enhanced and transformed. There are two main elements of wine aging: exposure to oxygen and oak. Tertiary Aromas in Wine: Oxygen Oxygen produces [...]

Secondary Aromas in Wine: An Overview

Secondary aromas in wine arise from the chemical changes effected on the wine by the process of fermentation. Although in casual wine tasting we often use the terms 'aroma' and 'bouquet' interchangeably, convention calls for a distinction. We usually use the term 'aroma' for primary smells that are generally typical of the grape varieties the [...]