American Heavy Smoked Toasted Oak Chips 100g | 3.5oz (EA)

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  • Weight:  100 g = 3 1⁄2 oz = 1⁄4 lb = 0.1 kg
  • ABC CRAFTED SERIES American Heavy Smoked Toasted Oak Chip's high density, low porosity, and permeability make them ideal for use in wine-making.
  • American oak contains higher concentrations of volatile compounds and derivatives of thermal degradation of lignin, but lower concentrations of ellagitannins.
    • Caramel
    • Smoke
    • Roasted Nuts
    • Minimizes modification of the wine’s tannin profile due to its low ellagitannin content. Has less impact on structured mouthfeel than European oaks.
    • Has a significant short-term organoleptic impact due to its high volatile compound content.
    • This oak rapidly transfers its characteristic aromas to the wine, making it suitable for short-duration treatments.
    • Heavy Smoked Toasted Oak Chips have a high glycosidic polymer content that produces Heavy Smoked toasted, caramel, and roasted notes and significantly increases the wine’s aromatic complexity. 
    • In wine, 4 grams per 1 L (33.8 oz), dosage time will depend on the degree of transfer sought and the intensity of the characteristics desired.
    • For chips, treatment time varies between 0 and 4 weeks.
    • Users are recommended to perform prior testing to determine dosage and to taste the wine frequently to identify the optimal treatment time in each case. 
    • Chips: To optimize the transfer of the oak's beneficial properties to the wine, position the sacks of chips at varying depths within the container.
    • 50% of the oak at the top of the container and 50% of the oak at the bottom of the container.
    • Shake the sacks once a week. 
    • Brown chip's colour tone varies according to the toasting
    • Store in the original packaging in a cool, dry place.

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