Raw material of high quality sourced from the same forests as for barrels.
Technical and customized advice by our team of product specialists.
Consistency achieved by total control of the production process.
Full traceability guaranteed from raw material to the finished product delivered.
We buy oak in France from the same forest auction origins as do all participants in the French Barrel industry. We transport fresh cut oak wood to our company owned facility in Nivolas Vermelle which lies between Lyon and Grenoble. Our French oak is sourced from the Northeast of France; Burgundy, Franche-Comté, Vosges, and Alsace Lorraine.
Our American oak is sourced from forests in Missouri, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Fresh cut oak wood is seasoned at our company owned facility in Winchester Virginia.
Natural drying of our wood in the open air for minimum of three winters using the same seasoning principles as the cooperage