Term used to refer to part of a wine's flavor that is a result of its aging in oak. Other flavors or terms associated oak are vanilla, creamy, buttery, and toasty.
Used to describe wines with oak flavors. These often result from aging wine in oak barrels, but sometimes artificial oak flavor is added, particularly to Chardonnay.
A term used to describe woody aromas and flavors; butter, popcorn and toast notes are found in "oaky" wines.