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What is the difference between the aroma of a wine and the bouquet of a wine?

A. Both terms are synonymous for a wine’s overall smell

B. Aroma is used to describe the smell of an old wine and bouquet is used to describe the smell of a young wine

C. The bouquet of a wine is its initial smell when it is first poured into a glass; the aroma is the smell associated with a wine that has been aerated

D. Aroma is used to describe the smell of a young wine and bouquet is used to describe the smell of an old wine

D.

Contrary to common belief, aroma and bouquet are not synonymous terms. Aroma is used to describe smells associated with a young wine. Bouquet, on the other hand, describes the smell of a wine that has been aged for a considerable period of time, and thus all of the early smells have evolved and coalesced. Bouquets (unlike aromas) are almost impossible to describe.

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