WineStix are a new form of oak integration for wine, designed to give new barrel flavors with an extraction time similar to cubes. The combination of Short and Long grains result in amazing gradience of flavor similar to barrels, while extracting significantly quicker! 8 piece Barrel Tethers are sized so they fit in through the bung hole and treat 59 gallons of wine. Due to careful aging and seasoning of the wood, these Medium Plus toast French Oak WineStix deliver very specific flavors and aromas.
Flavors and Aromas: vanilla, coffee, sweetness, erasing of bitterness and excessive astringency and vegetal character.
Please Note: Allow 3 months minimum extraction time to balance the extractions of short and long grain. Removal of the wood early only allows certain extractions of flavors and primarily from the short grain in the WineStix® milling. The end result is in likeness to a second use Barrel.