Our dedication to quality helps winemakers around the world create wines that are fruit forward, with elegant nuances of complex, toasted oak flavors and aromas.
One of StaVin's innovative and ecologically responsible products, the Insert is comprised of two stave sections on either side of the bunghole. # 316 stainless steel rings secure the staves to the barrel wall. The Insert leaves the bottom of the barrel open to accommodate a sur lies program.
Dosage rate: Insert
|For 100% new barrel impact, use 1 Insert Pack per 60 gal (227 l)*|
|Concentrated Insert||For 135% new barrel impact, use 1 Concentrated pack per 60 gal (227 l)*|
|Contact time||3 months minimum|
|Seasoning||3 years in natural elements|
|Toast method||Traditional fire|
|Toast levels||Medium, Medium Plus or Heavy|
|Useful life||2 years|
|Type of oak||American, French or Hungarian|
1.3 gal (4.9 l)
1.6 gal (6.0l)
*These percentages are approximate, dependent upon the winemaker's taste threshold and variables in the production process.