Nose

Aromas Faults
10 Exceptionally Complex Primary/Secondary/Tertiary 10 No Faults
9 Very Complex Primary/Secondary/Tertiary 9 Possible faults :- High volatility 4 parts/million+
8 Complex Secondary 8 Volatility/Excessive Sulphur/Mercaptan
7 Obvious Primary with Secondary 7 Musty/Corked/Fusel/Baked/Cooked
6 Subdued Primary 6 Jammy/Geranium/Hydrogen Sulphides
5 Very subdued 5 Mousey/Sauerkraut/Rubbery/Oxidized
4 Commercial 4 Goaty/Medicinal/Plastic/Pomase
3 Simple 3 Putrid/Weedy/Unripe
2 Indiscernible 2 *note:- Take 1 point off for each fault
1 Neutral 1 Take 2 points off for bad faults.
Variety
Intensity
10
Powerful varietal character
10 Pungent/Positive
9 Very strong varietal character 9 Very powerful
8 Strong varietal character
8 Powerful
7 Moderate varietal character 7 Very Strong
6 Subdued varietal character
6 Strong
5 Very subdued varietal character
5 Delicate/discernible
4 Light 4 Just discernible
3 Very light
3 Frail
2
2 Very Frail
1 No varietal character 1 Indiscernible