250 g Small Grade French Oak Chips
* Quercus Robur
* Certified forests in the Allier region, France
* Enhance complexity and contribute to a well balanced wine;
* Increased body or full mouth feel;
* Increased flavour and aroma complexity.
The method and quantity of oak chips will vary in accord with its application. Oak chips may be used during the fermentation of a wine, or during aging. They may also be distilled with the wash or wine so the oak overtones carry over with the distillate.
An experimentation period is highly recommended before the use of this product in winemaking or aging.
2-4 g / litres ↔ 200 – 400 g. / 100 litres ↔ 450 – 900 g. / 225 litres
Aging of distilled spirits - 5g / litre
The recommended dosage for the aging of spirits is 5g per litre but one should accompany the aging process of the spirit as this can take place quite fast.
Pay special attention to the colour of your spirit, it may precipitate after aging, let it do so before bottling or else it will precipitate in the bottle.
For use with red wines - Maximum dosage is recommended, within the above mentioned values.
For use with white wines - Minimum dosage is recommended, within the above mentioned values.
For use during fermentation - Maximum dosage is recommended, within the above mentioned values.
For use after fermentation - Minimum dosage is recommended, within the above mentioned values.
This item will be delivered by regular postal mail, larger multiple item orders may be combined and shipped via FedEx or UPS.