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Persistence (GB)
persistenza (I)
persistenta (ES)
persistance (F)
Latin term for duration - persistent is persistent; see below leaving,

Designation (also echo, finale, finish, reverberation, sustainability, tail) for the time remaining or the duration of the Taste impression on the palate and tongue while tasting or enjoying a wine. In the complex process of perception, however, not only the taste ( gustatory ), but also the odor ( olfactory ) and the sense of touch ( trigeminal ). So these three individual senses can not be clearly delineated, but influence one another and result in a complex experience of pleasure. However, as often mistakenly assumed and asserted, the onset does not arise only through swallowing or the process of swallowing. It is the period in which the impressions in the mouth still "resonate"...

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