Aromatics is a sort of ''catch-all'' term to cover white
grape varieties that don't see any oak in their making and in
which the aromas are an integral part of the wine, writes
wine columnist Mark Henderson.
Over the years I've lost count of the people who have
approached me, sometimes breathlessly or with a
conspiratorial wink, to tell me that they have unearthed a
treasured, dusty bottle hidden in Granddad's basement.