By employing distinct toasting methods, we are able to tailor your barrels to complement a variety of wine styles. Each barrel is toasted by a master cooper using sophisticated heat sensors to monitor the toasting time and temperature, ensuring strict adherence to the defined toasting method. Download our Toasting Guide.

  • CHÂTEAU

    This classic and elegant Bordeaux toast uses a gradual increase of intense fire for a short period of time.

  • CHÂTEAU LONGUE

    This extended toast begins softly, utilizing a fire that builds in intensity over time to create complexity and highlights even the most powerful wines with subtlety and grace.

  • BOURGUIGNONNE

    A penetrating toast over a moderately high heat for an extended period of time, this expressive toast utilizes a classic Burgundian chapeau towards the end to add subtle smoke aromatics.

  • TRADITIONNELLE

    This rich, balanced toast uses a moderate fire which starts high and gradually tapers down.

  • TRADITIONNELLE LONGUE

    This elegant and lush toast is long and gentle, with moderate heat and unvarying temperature until the finale when it peaks.

  • AMBRE

    This flashy, high impact toast includes a sharp increase in heat at the end to maximize extraction and for a stronger flavor impact.

  • OPALINE

    This fruit-focused toast uses a mild fire over a short period of time to soften the wood but retain the essence of the oak.

  • HYDRO-DYNAMIQUE

    Our unique toast builds on the minimal tannin impact of the water-immersion method, removing additional tannin while

    creating elegant oak aromatics.

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