Tank Fans and Staves from VINEA
Fire-toasted tank fans and staves from VINEA are the closest wine makers can get to reproducing the characteristics of a classic French wine barrel. Under the direction and ownership of Jean-Christophe Varron, VINEA began making fire-toasted oak alternatives in 1994. VINEA currently has over 1000 winery clients in Bordeaux and a worldwide presence.
Price: $91.00 Each
17 Staves/ Fan 91cm x 5.3 x 1cm
equivalent to 150% of new barrel
Contact The Boswell Company for purchasing info.
All prices subject to change without notice.
|Technical Specifications: Staves / Fire Toasting|
|Wood Origin||French Oak, Center of France (Loches, Berce, Jupille, Chateauroux)|
|Grain Selection||Fine grain|
|Drying||Natural air drying for at least 36 months (wood yard in poitiers)
|Toasting||With brasero, cooper style. Open wood fire. Medium-strong Toasting (can be mixed with fresh/natural oak).|
|Contact time||At least 6 months per batch of wine.
(Possibility of passing several wines over the same staves. )
|Lifespan ||12 Months of use.|
|Description|| Staves to use for aging.
The amount of staves and contact time are determined according to the wine's organoleptic characteristics and maturation goals.
|Type of toasting||Medium-strong toast (can be mixed with fresh/natural oak).|