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Oak alternatives for oenology: OENOSTAVE

Oak staves for enology: OENOSTAVE

OENOSTAVE are perfectly adapted for Super / Ultra Premium and Icon wines, to develop their complexity and to stabilize their profile during ageing.


OENOSTAVE references have been developed through the expertise of SEGUIN MOREAU, world reference in oak for enology. The ICV Group has tested and selected these products for their quality and ability to meet the specific character of Mediterranean and Rhone wines.


According to your type of wine and objectives, the ICV Group selected four products (and distributes the whole range of Seguin – Moreau Oenostaves):


OENOSTAVE Collection Fruits : French, European and American oak with different toast levels, 7 mm: It allows a quick stave ageing (4 months), gives more fruit and more structure to the wine.


OENOSTAVE 18 mm Chêne Français - Chauffe M and Chauffe M+ : 18 mm thick : it gives a barrel style to the wine, and offers different styles of oaky notes in the nose, depending on the blend of toast chosen. It’s used for a 6 to 8 month ageing.


OENOSTAVE EXCEPTION 18 mm : a high range oenostave selected among the best French sessile oak by Seguin Moreau cooperage. These staves are made from analytically selected trees. They give a lot of length, and flesh, soften the tannins. Oenostaves Exception develop the fore – mouth volume, giving sugar – like sensations. They respect the aromatic characteristics of the wine, and give elegancy.


The principal advantages of OENOSTAVE

  • Originality of sensory profiles
    From fruity to woody: the direction is your choice, by adapting the dosage and length of contact time
  • Easy to use – links included
  • Reduced costs
    In comparison to managing / controlling a set of barrels and their risks of non-conformity.


Would you like to try OENOSTAVE ?

Contact your CV enology center to find out more and carry out tests.



Would you like to try OENOSTAVE ?

Contact your CV enology centre to find out more and carry out tests.



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