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Pronektar oak staves for wine

Introduction

Chips & Granulates

Staves

Blocks & Sticks

STAVES: NEKTAR XL

LARGE DIMENSION STAVE - AGING OVER A LONG PERIOD

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE

Optimal period for starting contact

Recommended aging Temperature

15°C (60°F) minimum with strict monitoring of microbiological conditions.

Set Up

It is recommended that the staves be attached halfway up the tank, using food-grade binding straps, or to stack them on stainless steel rods.

Nektar Staves set up

Recommended Time of contact

Minimum 6 months, to be monitored by tasting

TASTING RESULTS

Staves Nektar XL Graph



Results of trials carried out on a blend of Tannat / Cabernet Sauvignon / Cabernet Franc (South West France, 2009), using Nektar XL in aging phase with a dose rate of 1,3 staves/hL, leaving them in contact for 7 months.