unoaked


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unoaked

(ʌnˈəʊkt)
adj
(of wine) not matured in an oak barrel
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Unoaked, crisp and classy, it offers up bags of citrus flavour with mineral undertones.
Argentina is a powerhouse for broad-shouldered reds to match with steak, but if you like an elegant, unoaked style of malbec, try Pulenta la Flor Malbec 2013, Mendoza, Argentina (PS11.
Stroumbeli unoaked Chardonnay is a great partner for pasta and pizza dishes, tapas and poultry dishes.
This unoaked chard shows it's a great place for whites of character, too.
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.
Another is a medium-bodied, unoaked Sauvignon Blanc with fruit and herb character to enhance the foods' flavors.
Being ethically traded is not the only reason to buy this unoaked, Fairtrade South African white; the wine is decent stuff, too.
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.
Using chemical analysis and a panel of trained tasters, the authors studied how storage at various temperatures affected unoaked California Chardonnay stored for three months in different wine packaging types: natural and synthetic corks, screw caps and two kinds of bag-in-box containers.
The fail- safe line- up we recommend consists of emmental, gouda, the smoky scarmoza, brie and camembert, which travel very well with light and fruity whites ( certainly a Pinot Gris or an unoaked Chardonnay) and easy- to- drink reds ( especially a Pinot Noir or a New World Chardonnay).
The 2009 Joel Gott unoaked chardonnay (about $20) puts me in mind of a young Audrey Hepburn in pearls and a little black dress, a coolly elegant customer with a tiara in her jewelry box at home.
Australia is synonymous with modern, oaky 14% alcohol chardonnay, but it also produces some wonderful semillon from the Hunter Valley such as this unoaked Finest Denman Vineyard Semillon 2006, 10.