unoaked


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unoaked

(ʌnˈəʊkt)
adj
(of wine) not matured in an oak barrel
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A quick nod too to the bar staff, who took time to discuss wine preferences and had an unoaked Chardonnay in their repertoire.
99, Ocado) A medium-bodied, unoaked merlot, smooth with ripe, plummy fruit and bright notes of cherry on a soft finish.
A medium-bodied, unoaked merlot with ripe, plummy fruit and bright notes of cherry on a soft finish.
99, Ocado) A medium-bodied, unoaked merlot, if you're looking for a smooth red with ripe, plummy fruit and bright notes of cherry on a soft finish, this is an ideal mid-week heart-warmer to pimp up a plate of pasta.
2016 Mount Rozier "Wild Peacock" Chardonnay 2016 (PS7 at Sainsbury's) Heavily oaked chardonnay remains seriously out of fashion but this South African example illustrates how many of the grape's best points can still emerge from unoaked versions.
Let's start with the most straight-forward, an unoaked dry white Sauvignon Blanc, with a dash of limey Semillon, bone dry and reassuringly modest in alcohol: La Perriere 2105 (PS6.
uk): This unoaked white is made from a relatively new grape variety, tempranillo blanco, a mutation of the red tempranillo grape which is the backbone of red Rioja wines.
Unoaked, crisp and classy, it offers up bags of citrus flavour with mineral undertones.
This unoaked chard shows it's a great place for whites of character, too.
Young, unoaked white wines from grapes like Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio are those most likely to be of low fruit intensity, particularly those from cooler regions.
But it is also clear that the huge increase in unoaked chardonnays, over the last several years and in many regions of the country, is based on a number of other factors, some of which are purely economic.
Perhaps today it's more about oak than it is about chardonnay as a whole, Duncan: "Today people are asking for unoaked wine--it's either a preference or a trend.