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Sustainability (wine enjoyment)

Synonym for departure; see there.

Designation (also decay, finish, finish, reverberation, sustainability, tail) for the temporal retention or duration of the taste impression on the palate and tongue when tasting or enjoying a wine. In the complicated process of perception, however, not only the sense of taste(gustatory) is involved, but also the sense of smell(olfactory) and touch(trigeminal). These three individual senses cannot be clearly distinguished, but influence each other and result in a complex pleasure experience. However, as is often wrongly assumed and asserted, the finish does not result only from the swallowing or the process of swallowing. It is the period in which the impressions in the mouth...

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