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III. Keep savoring the wine as long as you can
Take a sip of wine and let it roll gently over your tongue all the way to your palate. Pay attention to what you are sensing on your tongue (sweet, salty, sour, bitter) and how the aromas in the wine develop as they reach the palate. By the way, slurping and “chewing” help to intensify the tastes.
After you have swallowed, the nose and throat region opens up again and aromas that were released in the departure give us the aftertaste. This is the time to evaluate the wine for all it is – since the mouth and palate are the completion of the wine.