2015 in the barrel

The effect of specific wood on different wines is the subject of great discussion and experimentation among wine makers throughout the world.

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Wine, as it rests in the barrel, goes through subtle chemical changes resulting in greater complexity and softening of the harsh tannins and flavors present at the end of fermentation.

A barrel essentially does two things: it allows a very slow introduction of oxygen into the wine; and it imparts the character of the wood into the wine.

PEGASUS Estate Winery only uses 100% French Oak from the forests of Bertranges and Tronçais.