"The worst white wine with asparagus is Chardonnay, which not only tastes vegetal, but also exaggeratedly oaky
." However, like me, Goldstein loves both asparagus and wine.
The finish was quite long, hazelnut and smoky, the flavour medium dry with a smoky nuttiness and a touch of dark, oaky
tannins with a nice green edge.
PS12 Marques de Casa Concha Chardonnay 2013 Tesco Full bodied and , oaky
with a silky texture, crisp acidity and delicious lingering after taste.
A complex aroma of caramel, vanilla, dried fruits and tannins leads to malty beer with oaky
notes at the end.
12.13: 13-8 Cavansheath Oaky
, 11-4 Theesexwarrior, 9-2 Bandicoot Mafi, Freedom Bond, 13-2 Raithby Rocket, 10 Droopys Lycra.
Lighter than old style versions, this has more acidity than many Chardonnays but still offers a creamy, oaky
and smooth glassful with gentle shades of vanilla.
Steak fans will also enjoy the oaky
Campo Viejo Reserva 2003 (pounds 8.99 at Asda, Sainsbury's, Oddbins, Tesco and Threshers).
Clos d'Yvigne "Let Petit Prince", Cotes de Bergerac 2004 (pounds 7.99) is an elegant, slightly lean spicy red; while Clos d'Yvigne "le Rouge et Noir" Cotes de Bergerac 2004 (pounds 7.99) is more obviously oaky
with the fresh acidity characteristic of the vintage.
99) and soft, oaky
Ramon Lopez Murillo Rioja Reserva 1998 (pounds 4.
Classy South African Cape Promise Barrel-Fermented Chenin Blanc 2001 (Waitrose, pounds 4.49) has a more oaky
style and is full of buttery, toasty flavours.
We're now on hand to help customers identify the 'nose' and 'legs' and what the difference is between an 'oaky
' and 'earthy' wine."
The 15 Year Old is the product of whisky aged in varied sherry casks and brought together to create a spirit with a nose that includes vanilla, spice and fresh fruit and a taste with "with no dominion of any one flavor profile." The 18 Year Old is created in the same method, the final product with an apple-y, oaky
nose and a flavor of "soft vanillas, sultana and doughy sweetness.