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nutty

nutty (GB)
goût de noix (F)
con aroma di noce (I)

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.

nussig - Nuss geöffnet, Frühroter Veltliner, Pinot Blanc, Chasselas

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

Nuts: from Pera Detlic on Pixabay
Grape varieties: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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