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Dictionary > Water Tasting

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Water Tasting Score Sheet

The score sheet is a taster's vital tool because it makes a subjective analysis as objective as possible. Understanding the meaning of the different technical terms is fundamental in order to give an objective opinion.

Freshness
Pleasant gustative perception of natural cool

Effervescence
Quality and size of the bubbles

Clarity
Lack of particles in suspension and transparency of the water

Unpleasant smells
Olfactory perception of unpleasant smells

Acidity
Perception of freshness which is felt as soon as the mouth is filled with water and immediately after swallowing

Sapidity
Perception coming from different kinds of salt

Structure
Global evaluation of body complexity and water richness

Lightness
Gustative perception which is typical of a delicate, tonic and almost velvety water

Balance
A "wrapping" sensation coming from an existing harmony among the various gustative perceptions

Persistence
Duration of the different olfactory and gustative perceptions in the mouth and nose

Tasting Water

(Source: S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Water Codex., Carol C. Galli, Water Resources Manager, Sanpellegrino SpA, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 1982, USGS Circular 1139, The Nature of Water, Environment Canada)

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