French Oak Chips
Chips are an economic method of incorporating toasted oak into fermentations.
Chips deliver intense tannins and oak quickly into the wine.
These French Oak chips are toasted to a Medium level so as to mellow the extractors.
Aproximate Flavour Contributions: French oak offers an aromatic sweetness and full mouthfeel contributions, a fruity, cinnamon/allspice character, along with custard/ crème brûlée, milk chocolate, and roasty notes at higher toast levels
- Oak chips can be added during fermentation or during aging.
- Place chips in a fabric sack
- Oak chips impart intense oak flavor in a matter of weeks
- dosage 57-114gm/19L carboy or 2-4oz/5gal