Grape Variety: Oak-Wine RED
Characteristics: Many wines can benefit from adding Oak-Wine to your cuvée. By adding Oak-Wine to your blend you can enhance the color of the wine, soften and round out flavors, and impart its own unique characteristics.
Color: The color is not affected as much, but often the wine can become slight darker.
Aroma: In the oaked wine the fruit will still be present, but it won’t be as bright and crisp, instead it will be in balance with other flavors, such as vanilla and spices.
Body: The blend with oak-wine will get a fuller mouthfeel.
Wine Making Flavors: Flavors that can be enhanced by oak are mocha, caramel, toffee or honey.
Blended with: Many wines can benefit from coming in contact with oak. Just be creative by yourself.