Medium toast French oak provides complex, pleasant and well defined toasted Oak characters. Expect aromas of Vanilla, toffee, Butterscotch, chocolate, coffee, mocha, graham cracker, with a touch of nutmeg and clove. The flavors provide sweetness, creaminess and roundness to the mouth feel with a lingering pronounced toast character. Oak Plus chips are beneficial for Introducing premium Oak Characters to wines at a low cost while offering positive effects on wine color, aromas, Flavor, mouth feel as well as creating depth and Body.
For white wine, add 1 cup of chips to 5 gallons wine. Try 2 cups for a red wine. Allow to soak until the flavor profile is what you want, then strain out during the next racking. You can also try making a ‘tea’, simply boil in water for 10 minutes, then add the tea to taste.
- French Oak Chips
- Medium toast – 1 lb
- Can be used at all stages of the fermentation and aging process
- Beneficial For Introducing Premium Oak Characteristics to Wines