submitted by Dean
Bordeaux barrel contains 225 liters (60 US gallons).
barrel is made in oak wood, sometimes in chestnut
tree wood and more often these days in stainless
steel. Please note that quality of the barrel varies
in the origin of the tree.
benefit of the oak barrel is to lend it aromas to
the wine and specially to red wine.
of a Bordeaux barrel are :
= 94,80 cm (3.11 feet / 37.32 inches)
and top circumferences = 55,75 cm (1.83 feet
/ 21.95 inches)
circumference = 68,50 cm (2.25 feet / 26.97
hoops number = 6
hoops number = 4
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