Describes a wine that smells and /or tastes of the oak barrel in
which it was aged. Vanilla, as well as toasty flavors, can be derived
from the barrel.
--- Flawed; bad or in any way unpleasant.
--- Slightly sweet or semi-sweet.
--- Allowing the vine to produce more fruit than its is capable
of bringing to maturity, resulting in an inferior wine and causing
damage to the vine.
--- Term applied to wines made from overripe fruit, resulting in
high alcohol content, heaviness, and imbalance.
--- Applies to wines that are in the final stage of life, resulting
in a brownish color and loss of freshness; may occur prematurely
in wines that are exposed to oxygen.