picto-cuvepictosFermentation and aging
20 lbs. in a nylon immersion bag with a grommet


XtraChêne Stavettes are stave segments that can be used for early oak treatments during the vinification process, thus ensuring stability and long-lasting integration.

During the aging process, the recommended contact time is 3 to 4 months, for the most harmonious and well-balanced results. 



 

packaging stavettes bois oenologique xtrachêne
 
 

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:

- Light, Medium or Medium plus

American oak:

- Light, Medium or Medium plus.

 

Packaging

Packaged in a food-grade polyethylene bag.