Delivery time approx. 8 working days
- Order number: 1630
Type of wood: Mostly extra-fine grain (<2mm), opulent, elegant aromatic potential.
For fine red wines to keep mild aromas and very silky, structure on the palate. Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah etc. For wines made with very ripe grapes. For fine white wines to keep rich aromas and very elegant on the palate: Chardonnay, sweet whites, etc.
The wood and its organoleptic characteristics
Sessile oak (Quercus Petrae, or Rouvre) comes exclusively from national forests under the jurisdiction of the National Forestry Office and managed on the principle of annual replanting. Harvesting is done tree by tree on poor, preferably sandy, soils which produce slow and regular growth.
SEGUIN MOREAU selects trees between 150 and 200 years old, with a diameter between 50 and 80 cm. This exacting and exclusive selection of mature trees produces:
- A composition four times richer in aromatic elements than pendunculate oak
- A satisfying contribution of noble tannins which enhance the expression of the grape’s own tannins
- A controlled oxidation of the wine due to a tight grain which regulates exchanges with the exterior atmosphere
Toasting: Medium Toast, Medium Toast Plus toasted heads, Forte Toast toasted heads
Length of staves: 95 cm
Ø Head: 57 cm
Ø Belly: 69 cm