As we all know, pairing wine with the right food is important but have you ever considered that the perfume you or those around you wear can influence wine enjoyment? Roodeberg put me, including a few other bloggers to the test to test how wearing the right perfume compliments the wine experience. Did it work? Well, for me, the perfume did not influence the taste of the wine but it was really enjoyable to smell lemons and then drink a raspberry rose.
The French Perfumarie formulated the two Roodeberg fragrances, one more masculine for the Roodeberg Classic Red Blend Wine, and the other more feminine for the Roodeberg Classic Rosé wine. Try it for yourself by sniffing perfume followed by a sip of wine. A good wine and perfume pairing will enhance your wine experience while a less successful pairing could spoil the taste, similar to a poorly matched food and wine combination.
Bespoke Roodeberg fragrances:
For the Roodeberg Classic Red Blend the fragrance is composed of the following aromatic layers:
Fresh top notes: Lemon, Orange & Tangerine
Green middle notes: Apple, Eucalyptus & Lavender
Spicy base notes: Patchouli, Amber & Sandalwood
The fragrance bouquet uplifts the blueberry and dark plum flavours of the wine and finishes with graceful notes of vanilla and sweet spice.
The fragrance for the Roodeberg Classic Rosé is a melange of the following:
Vibrant top notes: Lemon & Pink Peppercorn
Fragrant middles notes: Rose & White Flower
Aromatic base notes: Patchouli, Cedarwood & Vanilla
Enjoy your journey sniffing and tasting. Let me know what you think in the comments below.