Loose use


Infusion bags


Recommended size

French oak or American oak chips
medium (M)

French oak cubes
French oak blocks
French oak staves

Usual effects 
Arôtrad range:
  • Preservation of the fruity character
  • Stabilization of the colour
  • Tannic contribution (particularly French oak)
  • Increase in the volume, roundness and sweetness
  • Aromatic contribution according to toast-level and dosage
Arôneo range (French oak only):
  • Increase in structure
  • Increase of mouth-feel, roundness, length, vivacity
  • Subtlety and elegance
  • Increase in complexity
  • Aromatic contribution according to the recipe and dosage
Tannic contribution:
  • Slight with Intense,
  • Moderate with Fraicheur and Douceur,
  • Strong with Équilibre and Arôstaves.
Contact time

3 weeks – 1 month (chips)

2 months (cubes and blocks)

3 to 4 months (staves)

Harmonization time
(after wood extraction)


2-3 months


0.5 g/l – 2g/l

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