This wine has an aroma and flavor of the oak that is aging.    


Oaked wines are formed by aging in an oak barrel. The wine is then exposed to more oxygen which adds the flavors and aromas of vanilla, toast, creamy nutmeg, sweet spices, and smoked flavor.  

Recipe: Poached Pears | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Poached Pears by Rosemarie | February 1984 There is no question about it! Desserts will always be my favorite food. Obviously, this poses a problem of dimensions… mainly weight and weight. No matter. I enjoy observing people’s eating habits, and am convinced there are more like me out there. Ever notice how… read more »