Oak alternatives | Enartis

Oak alternatives

Oak barrels are still considered the optimal treatment for high-quality wines; however, oak barrels also pose several major challenges, which is why alternative methods and tools have been developed to give winemakers more control and flexibility when it comes to oak ageing. In wine, wood compounds enhance structure and perceived sweetness, impact its aromatic profile and can help with color stabilization. Defining the targeted wine profile, time available for ageing and budget help in selecting the perfect oak alternative. With the Enartis Incanto Range of oak chips, ministaves, Barrel Boost and soluble alternatives, winemakers have ultimate control over their oak program meeting all wine needs and expectations.

Incanto Caramel

French oak, medium toast. Caramel, cappuccino, toasted sugar, butter, almond, toasted hazelnut, vanilla and light […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto Complexity

French oak, heavy toast. Coffee and toast made complex by sweeter aromas of vanilla, coconut […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto Cream

French oak, medium toast. Custard, coconut, butter, cappuccino, licorice and dried fruit. Increases smoothness, volume […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto Dark Chocolate

French oak, heavy toast. Cocoa, bitter chocolate, black coffee, toasted almond, toasted hazelnut, licorice, pepper. […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto Natural

French oak, untoasted. Fresh fruit, white fruit, vanilla, coconut. Preserves aromatic characteristics of wine. Increases […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto NC

Inactivated yeast and tannins. Mimics the effect of medium-toasted oak powder. Enhances oak aromas and […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto NC Cherry

Inactivated yeast and tannins. Mimics the effects of oak powder. Promotes color stabilization, prevents oxidation, […]

  • Allergen free
  • Vegan

Incanto NC Dark Chocolate

Inactivated yeast and tannins. Mimics the effect of French oak, heavy-toast oak powder. Enhances toasted […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto NC Red

Inactivated yeast and tannins. Mimics the effect of medium-plus toasted oak powder. Decreases green aromas […]

  • Allergen free
  • Organic compliant
  • Vegan

Incanto NC White

Inactivated yeast and tannins. Oak and acacia tannins and yeast derivative Mimics the effect of […]

  • Allergen free
  • Vegan

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