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5 lb. or 20 lb. Bags. Optional nylon immersion bags for 20 lbs.


XtraChêne Chips are used during the vinification and aging process or as a finishing touch prior to bottling.

XtraChêne Chips add complexity to wines. XtraChêne Chips are available in several toast levels. Each toast level and oak origin contribute a unique aromatic and gustative property, thus giving XtraChêne a product range of chips capable of meeting a large spectrum of customer requirements.


 


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Origins

French oak: Sessile oak (Quercus petraea) and Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur).

American oak: White oak (Quercus alba).

 

Seasoning

French oak is naturally open air-seasoned for a minimum of two years.

American oak is naturally open air-seasoned for a minimum of three years.

 

Toast levels

The following convection toast levels are available :

French oak :

- Plain, Light, Medium or Medium plus

American oak :

- Plain, Light, medium or Medium plus

 

Packaging

Food-grade polyethylene bag. Available in a nylon immersion bag upon request.