unoaked


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unoaked

(ʌnˈəʊkt)
adj
(of wine) not matured in an oak barrel
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Unusually, those vanilla influences seem to be fruit (rather than barrel) derived since the label tell us this that wine is unoaked.
A rich unoaked chardonnay, it is creamy and smooth with a sharp hit of apple and a whisper of peach and a delicious buttery aftertaste.
Consider an unoaked version from Macon or Chablis in France, or a lighter New World chard made with little or no wood.
'Sunshine' was the word that first came to mind after the first sip of the unoaked Orzada Carmenere 2016-I thought the wine felt like a brilliant shaft of sunlight.
Rich and intense but unoaked, it tastes of peach and pineapple.
| Marques de Caceros Rioja Blanco 2015, Spain (PS7.99, Majestic) Very fresh and fruity, this unoaked white Rioja is lively and uplifting with delightful floral aromas, juicy apple and pear flavours with mouthwatering acidity.
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.
In some cases, the waters were being tested by small, courageous wineries willing if not eager to put the word "unoaked" on their front labels.
The winery will introduce an unoaked chardonnay in August.
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.