Grape Variety: Oak-Wine WHITE
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: White wines will become slightly darker by adding Oak-Wine.
Aroma: Flavor notes that are common descriptions of wines exposed to oak include caramel, cream, smoke, spice and vanilla.
Body: The use of oak in wine plays a significant role in blending and can have a profound effect on the resulting wine, impacting the color, flavor, tannin profile and texture of the wine.
Wine Making Flavors: When a wine sits in oak for a long time, that compound leaves the wood and transfers into the wine, which is why many white wines, especially Chardonnay, can have such prominent vanilla flavors.
Blended with: Many wines can benefit from coming in contact with oak. Just be creative by yourself.