$12 Million Study Discovers Unusual Flavor in Wine
From the May 22, 2009 issue of The Week:
(It was a good week for) nuance, after a six-year, $12 million scientific study identified the flavors in New Zealand's signature Sauvignon Blanc as a combination of passion fruit, asparagus, and cat's pee. "If you had a whole lot of cat's pee it obviously wouldn't be great," said researcher Sue Blackmore. "It's amazing what a little can do."