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Designation for a dominant smell and taste impression in the context of a wine address, This refers to an undesirable covering (obfuscation) of the wine's own aroma by a foreign substance. So the wine is "hidden behind something" and thus can not be fully appreciated - it is just "masked". Particularly affected are the fruity Flavors in a wine. Causes can be an easier one corked (Cork crawler), too pronounced tannins or. toast flavor or too much sulfurization, In the latter two, this is usually in the course of bottle aging mitigate. Exactly what it is should emerge from the context of the description, for example "masked (covered) by too much wood".

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