barrel-fermented

adjective
bar·​rel-fer·​ment·​ed

Definition of barrel-fermented

of a wine
: fermented in small oak barrels Chardonnay has always been this winery's go-to wine, and over the years it has been made in rich and distinctive, barrel-fermented style emphasizing bold, ripe fruit and toasty oak.— James Laube, Wine Spectator, 30 Apr. 2008

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First Known Use of barrel-fermented

1981, in the meaning defined above

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“Barrel-fermented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barrel-fermented. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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