Music to Make Wine Better

We know the old Bible tale of King David sipping from his goblet and playing his twelve-string lyre, or that of Abu Nuwas, the Arabian bard of good food and good wine, lauding the virtues of a fine vintage to the sound of a susurrant chant, or again the great chivalrous tradition where magnificent bacchanalian gatherings needs must be accompanied by songs played on the lute…

We thought those people knew nothing; yet, it would  seem that “innately” our forebears perhaps knew a little too much. It has now been scientifically proven that music influences how long the taste of a wine lingers in the mouth; in other words, drinking wine with certain pieces of music may alter the aromatic persistence of even a cheap plonk…

https://www.larvf.com/la-musique-peut-elle-transformer-un-petit-vin-en-grand-cru,4707337.asp

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