As the price of oak barrels is relatively high, one should check before buying where and how the barrels were produced. One should pay particular attention to how the oak handles, was whether the maturation process was properly carried out (24 months) and whether the Toastingstiefe true. They are among the wichtichsten with factors that have great influence later on the aroma, color and taste of wine.


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