A desirable characteristic fragrance and flavor of some China teas, especially Lapsang Souchong, which varies from faint to strong. Also found in other teas due to faulty manufacture.
Tea taster's term for teas that have been fired over smoky flames, imparting a smoky flavor.
an overtone characteristic to varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc and particular Chardonnays. May also be an addition to any varietal wine with the use of 'semi-toasted' oak aging.