Those AWAC wine faults in full
2 Jul 2009 by Jancis Robinson
On Tuesday I outlined in Wine faults – delicious! the structure of the Advanced Wine Assessment Course organised by the Australians on Monday. Here is a guide to the faults and taints exhibited by the 22 glasses of wine we were served, 11 of them a basic Australian commercial Chardonnay doctored in some way, or not (for each colour there was one control glass as well as the first ‘clean’ sample) and the other 11 a basic commercial Cabernet Sauvignon. I list them in the order they were served with first the name of the fault, taint or compound associated with it, then what our tutor Con Simos of the Australian Wine...

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