Posted on March 10, 2017

Author: Lamar Engel

Date: 4/20/2015

Used to hold, store and enhance flavors and aromas in wine. Barrels vary in style, shapes and sizes. Most barrels used are oak, however, other woods have historically been used such as cedar, acacia, and pine. Oak offers a variety of complex flavors that are determined by the trees growing region and variety.