That evening remains for me always a moment to cherish, as golden and fragrant as brandy in crystal glasses.
Robin Hobb, Fool’s Errand, p.212
i, personally, sometimes think of fragrances. of some brandies smelling like bottled sun.
and anyone with this uncanny empathy link for animals should read the Farseer books by Robin Hobb. those books do explain some things that would be plain weird otherwise.