- Le Nez du Whisky contains a collection of 54 aromas to smell accompanied by a book. This kit allows you:
- To train and enrich your olfactory memory…
The sense of smell constitutes the most important sense in the perception of whisky. But it is often difficult to identify an aroma in your glass of whisky. Have you already encountered the feeling that you know a smell without being able to recognize it? Nothing is more normal! In the same way that we learned to read, write, or count, smelling also requires training.
- …to better analyze the whisky that you taste
Recognizing aromas enriches your tasting vocabulary. Being able to attach a word to your impressions increases your tasting pleasure and allows you to share your ideas with others. Then, the aromas of a whisky inform us about its geographic origin and the different steps in its creation: malting, fermentation, distillation, and aging in casks.
Le Nez du Whiskey thus permits you not only to perfect your sense of smell but also to understand the process of creating the whisky that produces the aromas.
This work is directed at professionals as well as connoisseurs eager to deepen their knowledge.
54 aromas make up the DNA of this marvelous spirit, with floral, fruity, spicy, toasty, woody, vinous, phenolic, peaty and marine notes.
The classification is presented in families on an aroma wheel included in the box.
This unique work will take you on an exploration of whiskies from Scotland and other parts of the world, through the writings of renowned specialists and superb illustrations.
Scotsman Charles MacLean, one of the best whisky writers of our time, tells a century of Scotch malt whisky through 12 personal tasting accounts.
French writer and journalist specializing in gastronomy and spirits, Martine Nouet, reveals the art of delicately harmonizing the spirit of a whisky with the spirit of a dish.
Book-object dressed in delicately embossed deep black, with white screen printing.
High-quality design. 1st prize in the “publishing” category at the 10th Nuit des Trophées (awards) of the French printing industry (2014).
Size: 31.5 cm x 21 cm x 8 cm. Weight: 3.7 kg.
Made in France.