Thanks to rigorous, controlled production, our range of oak chips for winemaking offers significant benefits for enhancing the balance and complexity of wines.
1. Flexibility, sweetness, fatness and roundness in the mouth, thanks to the release of a number of compounds during toasting.
2. Volume and structure in the mouth, thanks to oak tannins and macromolecular compounds in the wood.
3. Aromatic complexity with a wider spectrum of aromas (varietal fruitiness, vanilla, spices, coconut, almond, dry fruits, mocha, toasted and smoky notes) thanks to the extractable compounds expressed during different toasts.
Martin Vialatte solutions
VIAOAK KIT NEWLIFE INTENSO are of interest for use in barrels that have been used for winemaking two or three times. They are inserted through the barrel’s bunghole. A blend of several types of toasted and untoasted wood, to obtain…
To optimize slow, continuous dissemination of the oak’s complexity, with good aroma stability and color of wines over time. A very slow, long toast, produced by an innovative toasting process that reveals and releases the oak’s macromolecular compounds.
To optimize slow, continuous dissemination of the oak’s complexity, with good aroma stability and color of wines over time. American oak with a specific drying method with no toasting that enhances the wine’s fruity sensations and structure, avoids reduction of musts,…
Provide aromatic complexity, volume and sweetness. This formula makes the aromatic profile move towards more mature: exotic fruit, cooked fruit.
Emphasize varietal profile. This formula reinforces varietal aromat-ic expression while providing volume and long finish.
Harvests with ripeness prob-lems. Formula which highlights the fruit while providing volume on the palate and correcting the herbaceous character of green tannins.
Aroma developer which develops the wine fruit while providing roundness and mouth volume.
To optimize the richness and taste balance of wines. Oak with a strong medium toast . This specific process and the selection of woods contribute to bring caramel, white chocolate, very soft notes into the wine.