Just like for all the wines and spirits that it contains, the barrel is a living material: the wood breathes and reacts to its environment. Casks leave our cooperage with an optimal hygrometry rate, but transport can cause certain variations.
Consequently, here are two methods of water filling that we recommend for your barrels, when you put wine in them for the first time.
At each step, you will be able to verify the watertightness of your cask. If a leakage appears, please contact us.
The following instructions are based on the basic size of a barrel: pièce or barrique of 225-228 liters. If your cask is smaller or larger, please adapt the quantity of water accordingly.
Your oak barrel is now ready to receive your wine.
Your barrel is now ready to receive your wine.
If you have any difficulties, or if you have any question concerning the steps to follow, please get in touch.