Main Characteristics

  • Wood

    French Oak

  • Seasoning

    24 to 36 months

  • Toasting

    Medium

6.5 mm thickness 10 mm thickness 22 mm thickness
Packaging 100 staves/box 70 staves/box 30 staves/box
Usage 3-6 months 3-8 months 4-10 months
Dosage White : 1-3 stave/hl
Red : 2-4 stave/hl
White : 1-3 stave/hl
Red : 2-4 stave/hl
White : 1-3 stave/hl
Red : 2-4 stave/hl
  • Tasting
    Tasting

    increases sweetness, structure,
    length, and smoothness
    improves balance and finesse

  • Aromas
    Aromas

    enhances fruit, vanilla,
    coconut and light caramel
    preserves varietal characteristics
    anti-reduction effect

  • Stave Specifics

    increase complexity, roundness and wine equilibrium
    protection against oxidation stabilizes the color
    prepare the aging process

Impacts

Nose

Mouth

  • 4 months
  • Base wine

Graph representing the impact of Staves 10 mm thickness relative to a base wine : Merlot
Sensory analysis realized by 5 experts

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