- oak + -y (Wiktionary)
“And by close application to my book at night, my visage became considerally emaciated by extreme perspiration, having no lucubratory aparatus, no candle, no lamp, nor even light-wood, being chiefly raised in oaky woods.”
“Plus, lately I’ve found markedly less interest in oaky flavors.”
“We generally liked the crisp, lovely Chablis, but we found a few overly oaky, which is a bad trend that we noted the last time we did a broad tasting of Chablis.”
“When we started our column in 1998, the most widely available Sauvignon Blanc came from the U.S., where too many winemakers stripped it of its varietal character -- fresh-cut grass, kiwi, lime and grapefruit, with bouncy acidity -- by making it into a kind of oaky junior Chardonnay.”
“Aged for more than four years in American oak barrels, this Extra Añejo tequila is creamy, vanilla-y and has an ultra-long, oaky finish that's practically whiskey-like but, with all of the agave notes, much more exotic.”
“Golden in color, it starts off bright think green apples but also has an oaky, salty depth.”
“Similarly with red wine: spicy, intense, smooth and oaky are preferred to red cherry, balsamic, cedar and black currant.”
“The results show that 20% to 25% liked oaky white wine, while 40% didn't.”
“Â I've long been a Chard no way drinker and not a fan of the sweet and oaky bottlings.”
“I've long been a Chard no way drinker and not a fan of the sweet and oaky bottlings.”
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