A complete range of barrels from the most classic to the most exotic.

Barrels

Alter Oak accompanies its customers in the selection of barrels, adapting to their needs, their specifications and the volumes they require. Second-hand barrels, used barrels, new barrels, regenerated and seasoned barrels, Alteroak has a wide range of barrels to meet your needs.

REGENERATED BARRELS

The patented BARENA natural barrel regeneration process was awarded at the 2008 VINITECH International Innovation Trophy.

Thanks to its natural process, BARENA provides a sustainable development solution to the environmental issues of oak forest management.

The BARENA mechanical process allows the barrel a second life, regaining most of its original qualities, without dismantling the barrel.

Clogged and contaminated surface

After abrasion

After sanitization

Its advantages

The wood regains its original oxidative potential.

The barrel is in the same sanitary condition as a new barrel.

The wood is rid of sulphur build up from previous barrel uses.

Protection of the original toast. A new toast can be applied according to the customer’s specification.

REGENERATED SEASONED BARRELS

As one of our innovative products, we can set up a personalized seasoning programme according to your specific needs. These barrels, regenerated by the BARENA process, offer excellent results thanks to the clean and flawless wood produced by the the removal of the sulfur.

“SELECT” SECOND-HAND BARRELS

We regularly offer our customers barrels that have contained rare and prestigious wines or spirits. We sell these paying strict attention to their freshness and date of emptying.

(non-exhaustive list of barrel types)

STANDARD SECOND-HAND BARRELS – USED BARRELS

These 225-400-litre red or white wine used barrels are ideal for more economical ageing.  We pay the same attention to their selection as other barrels in the range.

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