We produce Vinegar barrels for balsamic vinegar in all dimensions from different kind of wood such as oak barrels, acacia barrels, ash barrels, mulberry barrels, cherry wood barrels, juniper wood barrels, pear wood barrels, chestnut wood barrels.
Balsamic vinegar (Italian: aceto balsamico) is a condiment originating from Italy.
The barrel set:
"The barrel set is a series of five wooden casks at least that are arranged according to a decreasing size scale, where the product undergoes profound changes over the time. Casks may be of different wood types, i.e. oak, mulberry, ash, chestnut, cherry, juniper, and acacia and the smallest cask volume ranges from 15 to 25 liters. Each cask has an hole on the top, the so-called cocchiume, facilitating the usual inspection and maintenance activities. The barrel set behaves essentially as a device for vinegar concentration due to the water loss through the staves. As widely known for the wine production, it is reasonable to suppose that the wood acts as a semi-permeable filter for the transfer of small molecules towards the ambient while it retains important volatile compounds such as the acetic acid. However, when the opening is not hermetically closed, the volatile compounds are lost preferentially through the cocchiume itself." Source: Wikipedia
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