"Our 2021 wine from Elevage-Barrels was ranked top wine by 3 out 4 of our tasting panel for the third year in a row"
Repeated barrel trials in the USA & Australia key wine regions are super impressed by the quality of the Elevage non- traditional approach delivering matured wines at half conventional costs per Ltr.
Empowers wineries with sustainability, superior quality, economic advantages, with less carbon emissions to be more effective than traditional oak barrels.
Winery sustainability is harder than in the vineyard. Future-proof by mitigating issues & improve resilience.
Obtains 14x oak yield from each 170 year oak tree when harvested.
Obtains 62 new non-traditional barrel equivalents, rather than 4.5 traditional barrels
based on same litres & effective barrel life from each old 170 year old age oak tree.
Cascading reuse of traditional barrels brings microbiological complications & hassles old barrels like stored wet, maintenance, space, topping that are overcome by Elevage..
Traditional barrel reuse requires more preservatives, hindering natural wine qualities & freshness new barrel oak every vintage.
Opportunity to preserve thousands of hectares of old age oak trees.
Saving millions of growing years of carbon capture & sequestration.. Better balance oak demand & supply.
Separates oak & oxygen delivery
to allow greater control of each to that is beneficial to quality, control, flexibility & reduces costs with lower carbon..
Elevages uses true top-end French barrel grade oak combined with an innovative reusable long life OTR barrel. that controls oxygen precision to suit grape & wine styles
Proven by repeated, extensive sensory comparisons winery at a variety of price points that complements luxury wine practices.
Winemakers testify to the stunning results with surprise to distinguis rom a top-end french barrel costing double the price.