An oak barrel can be attributed to a gift of nature, although made with the help of human hands. Therefore, such containers are absolutely environmentally safe. The wine, which is aged in oak barrels, has healing power. It stabilizes and strengthens the body's immune system, naturally when consuming no more than 1 glass per day. As a result, a person becomes less susceptible to viral and colds. In addition, wine normalizes the work of the gastrointestinal tract. And all this thanks to an oak barrel. The oak tree is happy to share its strength and health with a person. In addition, the drink has a rich taste and a unique aroma.
Barrels made of wood have a fairly high cost. This can be explained by the high cost of raw materials and complex production technology. But why, in this case, do not make barrels of cheaper wood? Manufacturers do not give preference to oak for nothing. In addition to the fact that it is literally impregnated with useful substances, its wood has a very dense structure. Due to this, oak barrels are less prone to leaks.
More than four hundred species of oaks grow on our planet. Of these, only three types are considered the most suitable for winemaking:
American white oak;
Each of these species has its own characteristics.