See the 6 major flower aromas in wine and in what wines they are found. Learning the major flower aromas will help you discover all the nuances in wine.
Flower aromas in wine are actually from a variety of chemical compounds. For instance, the smell of geranium flowers in wine is the presence of geraniol, a terpenoid. Many wine experts talk about esters, terpenes and thiols. Suffice it to say, we don’t really need to know exactly what these things are except to know things like: what wines smell like roses? You are such a romantic wine geek! [...]
Via Mariano Pallottini