oak barrel


Unoaked wines are wines that are fermented through stainless steel instead of an oak barrel. The unoaked wines are made to be lighter and higher fruit concentrated wine. By being fermented in stainless steel, the grapes can keep their natural fruit flavor. The unoaked fermentation have effects on both the red wine and the white… read more »


Oaked wines are formed by aging in an oak barrel. The wine is then exposed to more oxygen which adds the flavors and aromas of vanilla, toast, creamy nutmeg, sweet spices, and smoked flavor.  


A foudre is a big oak barrel that is commonly used in Bordeaux.