The Double Oaked
is Woodford Reserve bourbon aged another year in deeply toasted, lightly charred new-oak barrels.
Back in 90s rich and heavily oaked
was all the rage
An Australian Oaked
Chardonnay (Lindemans Bin 65, 2005, widely available pounds 6) will match a fishy starter like smoked salmon, if you anticipate French chardonnay would be preferred go for chablis (Laroche Chablis, Sainsbury pounds 9.60.) Both are strapping enough for guests who stick to white to drink with turkey
Terms such as 'full-bodied', 'oaked
' and 'chewy' are included in the McWilliams bid to de-mystify wine-speak.
For example, the Bacchus grape produces a similar style to a Loire Sauvignon Blanc, with a strong character of nettles, it is rarely, if ever, oaked
Shiraz, SE Australia 1998, pounds 4.99
Rump steak (per kg), pounds 7.99; cauliflower, 89p; Hungarian oaked
Chardonnay (750ml), pounds 2.69.
PS9 Extra Special Selection Bourgogne Chardonnay Asda Hailing from the traditional region of Burgundy in France, this lightly oaked
, slightly tart wine is ideal with creamy cheeses and robust fish dishes.
2016 Mount Rozier "Wild Peacock" Chardonnay 2016 (PS7 at Sainsbury's) Heavily oaked
chardonnay remains seriously out of fashion but this South African example illustrates how many of the grape's best points can still emerge from unoaked versions.
Since that debut, the brand has introduced Double Oaked
, which Morris calls a special-occasion Bourbon designed for dessert, and Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, which was released earlier this year.
Vina Maipo Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 (Sainsbury's, pounds 5 off at pounds 3.99 until Tuesday) is a medium-bodied, oaked
, blackcurrant Chilean red to go with beef and lamb dishes.
That means a really woody Chardonnay, well oaked
to bring out the buttery flavours (there we go again).