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luanne50

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If I accidentally buy an Oaked Chardonnay kit, would it be a fail if I leave the oak out?
 

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Is the juice in white wine kits already oaked? Or is it just the additive?
 

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Total personal preference. Did a tasting today. Two Chards made from the same grapes, one with some oak, other with none. Not better or worse, just different. Do you want a stand alone wine or a brighter more Chablis like wine. I preferred the oak fit my expected consumption, but I could see wanting some go the other.
 

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I would leave it out. Chardonnay has a nice natural oaky flavor on it's own. I normally buy juice buckets and never oak my Chardonnay.
 
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