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Tasting Notes

2018-2019 Academic Year

We post new model tasting notes in line with the WSET Diploma standard regularly. The latest additions are on the Calibration Wines page.  Scroll down for notes from the 2018/19 year. 

These tasting notes are useful for anyone who wants to calibrate or improve their tasting skills. The wines are all easily available and we indicate who the supplier is in each case. 


These notes are not model answers for the WSET Diploma tasting exams, where candidates are expected to provide a full analysis in prose and to justify their assessment of quality. However, they do set out all the key points candidates would be expected to cover. 

By the way, the Global Wine Academy does not receive any reward of any kind for featuring wines in our free tasting notes or in our classes. We choose them on the basis that knowing and understanding them will help Diploma students and delight wine lovers - and we pay for them all ourselves too.

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March 13, 2019

Domaine Mallory et Benjamin Talmard Macon Villages 2017 BU69291

The Wine Society - £9.95

Tasting date - 10/03/2019

Appearance - Pale lemon

Nose intensity - Medium

Primary aroma - Lemon, green apple, pear, hint of apricot or peach 

Secondary aroma - A hint of creaminess

Tertia...

March 12, 2019

Domaine Gonon, Mâcon La Roche Vineuse 2017 BU69291

The Wine Society - £9.95

Tasting date - 12/03/2019

Appearance - Pale lemon

Nose intensity - Medium

Primary aroma - Pear, apple, hint of apricot, peach and honeysuckle 

Secondary aroma - Creamy and buttery

Tertiary aroma - Non...

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