This low impact, water-immersed barrel frames and adds a supple and elegant texture to the palate. The Eau is appealing for its roasted nut nuances, spicy aromatics and light meringue characteristics. This is a good choice for winemakers who like the water-treated method and who want an added dimension in their wine.

Typical Sensory Attributes

  • Mild tannins and creamy texture
  • Aromatic roasted nut
  • Gentle vanilla and hints of nutmeg
  • Lush mid-palate
  • A well-balanced, soft barrel

These barrels work exceptionally well with...

  • Varietals that are barrel fermented
  • Chardonnay and light- to medium-bodied reds such as Pinot Noir
  • Wine styles focused on showcasing fruit and terroir


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Wood Origin

French Oak
French Oak certified by Bureau Veritas
Sizes 225 Liters
240 Liters


Light, Medium, Medium Plus, Heavy

Grain Choice

Fine Grain or Extra Fine Grain
Special Reserve Limited quantities of three-year seasoned Extra Fine Grain oak

Seasoning Selection

2 or 3 years, Seasoned in France