- Ellagic tannins extracted from medium-heavy toasted French oak.
- Boosts heavy-toasted oak characters in neutral barrels.
- Increases dark chocolate, roasted coffee and spice aromas.
- Softens astringency and increases wine length and complexity.
Recommendations: Extend barrel life; toasted oak aromas; balance mouthfeel; structure; complexity.
- Dosage: 0.5-15 g/hL (0.04-1.3 lb/1,000 gal)
- Packaging: 0.5 kg