By rethinking barrels Elevage minimises the vine to wine end-to-end environmental impact by cutting winery carbon emissions, yet raises wine quality, across a wide range of RRP range & styles with 3X lower total barrel costs & 5X less carbon footprint per litre compared to traditional barrels on the same basis. Gives astute winemakers more flexibility & control with new top French oak fire power each vintage. Trusted by more wineries yearly worldwide..
Every year the advanced Elevage non-traditional barrels can save thousands of hectares of old growth oak forest and millions of growing years that sequesters & stores carbon to help our planet..
Elevage-Barrels separates the key barrel functions of oak, oxygen transfer (OTR) & storage to elevate barrel performance.
By adding new oak to wine (rather than wine to oak) our advanced non-traditional barrels are a combination of new top-end oak each vintage at flexible NBE% levels with controlled pre-set constant OTR barrel options & sizes. This enables faster maturation to speed cash cycle across a wider RRP range. By exposing all the new oak to all the wine for the entire ageing time, Elevage raises quality, slashes costs, reduces carbon, water, & waste, thereby contributing towards a net-zero climate action.
Elevage direct supply chain provides flexibility & benefits to save wineries capital dollars,. Saving thousands of mature age oak trees through our non-traditional large, long-life, stackable barrel options in controlled pre-set OTR choices & sizes with top French barrel oak range. Stored dry & gaining 50% more of existing winery cellar space, they also avoid old barrel hassles & barrel variability that causes wine downgrades & added cost.
Elevage-Barrels are able to satisfy constantly changing consumer trends. through adaptability that aids contemporary storytelling & remain relevant to a variety of market needs.
Elevage non-traditional barrel ingenuity is complementary to existing barrel plans & can transform conventional maturation ageing practices to counter the frustration & risk of ever shrinking barrel budgets for astute winemakers.
Elevage gives astute winemakers more flexibility & control with new top French oak every vintage at lower cost & less carbon. By combining the best of historic conventions with progress, we raise quality with superior economics that helps the environment to benefit wine drinkers& winery owners.