mineral streak

mineral streak

A dark green or brown stain in hardwoods; usually results from an injury during growth.
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99 at Tesco) has flowery aromas along with vibrant fresh gooseberry with a delicious mineral streak.
Blending floral and mineral aromas, Mineralstein Riesling 2012, Rhein-Mosel, Germany (PS8.99, Marks & Spencer) unites lovely notes of peach and apricot from the Pflaz region with a steely, mineral streak from the Mosel, to offer freshness on the palate with weighty stone fruit flavours, a hint of spice and a slightly creamy texture and roundness that finishes with wellbalanced acidity.
It has a medium body but is very complex with very fine yet firm tannins, savoury notes and a little mineral streak which flows through the long and spicy finish.
There was a definite mineral streak, well defined fruit and a decent grippy mouthfeel.
Both systems were able to partially or correctly detect mineral streak, discoloration, sound knots, black knots, burl pocket, decay, blue stain, wane, split ([greater than or equal to] 0.3 mm), and through shake.
In the mouth a lively mineral streak and a dash of acidity add interest and width.
Wine enters the stave through some defect on the inside, then travels along a wide capillary "mineral streak" along the grain of the wood to the outside where it seeps out of the end of the wood stave.
Initially creamy on the palate, then the lemon citrus and elegant mineral streak chime in.
The ideal choice for an impressive banquet, or to sip and savour when you retire to the honeymoon suite, it's elegant and crisp with a floral nose, soft white fruit, great depth of flavour and the finest mineral streak to give it a luxurious mouthfeel and fabulous freshness.
Roter Hang 2002,from a vineyard on the Rhine near the town of Nierstein,adds apricot and a more rounded, slightly honeyed flavour and a suggestion of baked orange sponge cake, laced with that typical mineral streak.
Crisp and earthy with a refreshing core of white grapefruit and a fresh, mineral streak, it's robust and food-friendly enough to compliment a grazing menu of tapas, spicy finger food, cold meats and hams.
* Occasional mineral streak not over 1/4" x 2 1/2" (6.4 x 63.5mm);