Bob Ross wrote:In any event, if anyone knows where I could get a kit to take the test I would be very grateful.
Bob Ross wrote:That's exactly my impression, Robin, although there's a large part of the tasting experience -- mid palate, back palate, finish, which doesn't seem to rely on aroma at all.
Victorwine wrote:I think it’s only fair to note that individuals with specific odor blindness can teach themselves to recognize that specific odor. According to Dr Marian Baldy (The University Wine Course), a study and investigation done at the Monell Chemical Senses Center an individual with specific odor blindness can develop a modest degree of sensitivity to that specific odor if they are exposed to it repeatedly and frequently.
Bob Ross wrote:I did that years ago, Mike. It was very easy for me to learn the aroma, and it's never left me. I urge any wine lover to smell TCA as a sample. Unfortunately, it will come in very handy.
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