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Definition of oaked in English:

adjective

(Of wine) matured in an oak barrel or other container.
Example sentences
  • A dramatic change of pace from the overtly oaked wines from everywhere else.
  • However, you still shouldn't serve a hefty oaked wine, such as Burgundy, at a temperature of 21°C or more, making it taste soupy or sickly.
  • The nature of his influence derives from his own palate, which favours fruity, highly coloured and heavily oaked wines.

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