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Oak Cubes - French (Medium)

Oak Cubes - French (Medium)

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Cubes have a longer contact time than traditional chips do, which make them better for long-term aging of wines and beers. Also, longer contact time means longer extraction of flavors (3-6 months), which leads to a more complex combination of flavors. Chips are usually done giving flavor after a week, thereby contributing a harsh, flat oak flavor.

Our cubes are fire toasted and cut by Stavin, a leading supplier of high-quality oak alternatives to top commercial wineries.
 

Click here for a PDF of the MoreWine Oak Cube Dosages.

California Recipients: See Proposition 65 Information
 
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I follow religiously your manual !
Valentin P on May 17, 2019
recommended by friend
E. S on Mar 22, 2019
I follow religiously your manual !
Valentin P on May 17, 2019
For malo stage
Don B on May 3, 2019
recommended by friend
E. S on Mar 22, 2019
Its the best alternative to having a barrel
Robert R on Jan 22, 2019
Top Secret
Timothy S on Dec 29, 2018
Because I want vanilla, mellow notes.
Dan K on Oct 23, 2018
tried and works for me
Guang X on Oct 5, 2018
Great oak/vanilla flavors
Shannon W on May 15, 2018
Need for ageing
Pequignot Vineyard L on Mar 31, 2018
To see what this will do to an orange blossom mead.
Francis M on Mar 26, 2018
To add oak flavor to a medium bodied red wine
David W R on Jan 23, 2018
more cost effective
Anthony B on Jan 22, 2018
I've been using Stavin Oak Beans for 8 yrs. Rebranded, but look at the description and you'll see they're mfg by Stavin
Lionel L on Jan 13, 2018
For malo stage
Don B on May 3, 2019
Its the best alternative to having a barrel
Robert R on Jan 22, 2019
Will these cubes fit through the neck of a glass carboy?
Russell on Feb 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes they will. French Oak staves will also fit, if you get the ones made for carboys. Staves do a better job...not so much end grain as cubes.
What is the size of these cubes?
Mark Capone on Apr 16, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Mark the cubes are about 1 cm on each side They do a good job of imparting a soft oak flavor to the wine
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French oak cubes
Easy to use. A couple years back I didn’t think I was getting oak flavor so I doubled up on the recommended dosage....Ha...yup huge oak in that wine...take my advice and stick with the recommended dosage...it works fine.
November 2, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Reccomend for small batches
More cost effective for small volumns
April 13, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Oak it on up
Good for beers or wine. Much easier to use than the chewed up powder.
May 7, 2013