Description for the smell and taste in the context of a wine appeal. Such wines are characterized by a typical tone of walnuts or hazelnuts. More mature wines from Aligoté, Chardonnay, Chasselas often possess this characteristic, Early Red VeltlinerNeuburger, certain Trebbiano varieties and Pinot Blanc.
Furthermore, this typical clay is found in oxidatively matured wines such as Malaga, Port, Sherry and Vin Jaune. If it is more pronounced, it may be a wine defect (see under Ageing Tone) and in extreme cases it can be an unpleasant rancid tone. Similar to the nutty taste, buttery and yeasty