ISO 16657 specifies the characteristics of a glass intended for use in the sensory analysis of the organoleptic attributes of odour, taste and flavour of virgin olive oils, for the classification of such oils. The glass is not intended for the analysis of the colour or texture of olive oils.
In addition, it describes an adapted heating unit used to reach and maintain the right temperature for this analysis.
Status: Under development
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 34/SC 12 Sensory analysis