Chestnut barrel 500 L
Chestnut barrel 500 L - with manhole – New
Chestnut is a quite hard wood, but long-lasting, very rich in tannins, at the beginning the wood is whitish but then it takes on a brown colour. Due to its high durability, it is the most widely used wood for the construction of barrels and casks since ancient times.
- Dimensions: Length cm 108; Ø cm 95
IMPORTANT: WHEN WASHING THE CHESTNUT BARRELS DO NOT USE VERY HOT WATER
After washing the barrel, dry well making sure that there is no residual moisture. At this point sulfurize with 5/10 g/hl.
If the barrel is not used immediately, or before weeks or months, you have to wrap it in a plastic film and lay it down in a room with:
- good humidity conditions (75% - 80%)
- no air currents
- low light
- cover with a cloth and avoid UV rays
PRODUCT SUITABLE FOR WINES AND SPIRITS.
The barrels are handmade products, for this reason the sizes are indicative.