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OAK ALTERNATIVES

NAO New Alternative Oak, Premium quality oak products to the wine, spirits & brewing industries, Cooperage, Barrels, Oak, Casks, Foudres, Vats, Chips, Staves, Tannins, Craft, tank-staves, barrel-staves, French oak, www.11element.com

Driven by the constant need for development and conception of suitable working tools for our clients and for different purposes, we keep creating distinct alternatives to barrels and new profiles for maturation, correction or improvement of wine, beer or distilled spirits.

NAO - OAK CHIPS

Woods:

French Oak

American Oak

NAO House Blend

 

Heat Treatment:

Toasted 

Untoasted

 

Sizes:

Chips

Granular

 

Packaging:

10kg infusion bag

NAO New Alternative Oak, Premium quality oak products to the wine, spirits & brewing industries, Cooperage, Barrels, Oak, Casks, Foudres, Vats, Chips, Staves, Tannins, Craft, tank-staves, barrel-staves, French oak, www.11element.com
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Woods:

French Oak

American Oak

NAO House Blend

 

Heat Treatment:

Toasted 

Untoasted

 

Sizes:

 

Packaging:

10kg infusion bag

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NAO - SEGMENTS
NAO - BARREL INSERT KITS

Creative way to extend the life cycle of old barrels.

 

Slow baked in a convection oven.

 

Available in rich aromatique profiles: 

Vanilla

Butterscotch

Coffee

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NAO - TANK STAVES

NAO's French oak tank stave inserts come in a standard size of 36"x2.5'x3/8" = 1.5 sqft for all sides exposed to wine

 

Our tank staves are slow baked in a convection oven and come in various flavour profiles:

 

Vanilla

Butterscotch

Coffee

 

You can order these staves in 4 different grades of toast:

Light

Medium

Medium +

Heavy

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BLACKHEAD® Tank Staves

 

The fantastic Blackhed® Barrel technology is now available to tank stave users to give that unique profile.  Toasted all the way through to give a breakthrough amount of flavour.

 

ref : 100 % of barrel is 22 sqft - 4 mm thick = weights 10 lb for 60 gallons.  

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NAO - STAVE WOODS

NAO has a wide selection of seasoned oak staves, in all sizes, sourced from France, Europe and the USA.  We have an excellent reputation, based on our wide knowlage of oak, for finding and buying only the best quality staves for our customers.

 

Our staves are all seasoned outside, where they dry naturally in the open air over a number of years. Please ask for specific details and we will be happy to  supply your exact requirements.

NAO New Alternative Oak, Premium quality oak products to the wine, spirits & brewing industries, Cooperage, Barrels, Oak, Casks, Foudres, Vats, Chips, Staves, Tannins, Craft, tank-staves, barrel-staves, French oak, www.11element.com
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NEW AGE CONCENTRATE

Our NA range (New Age concentrate) helps to better emulate the performance of a new barrel. NA is a 100% natural extract (spring water and select oak are the only ingredients) designed to correct or boost the character of wine on a multidimensional way by protecting the colour from oxidation, improving the wine flavour, structure, volume, persistence and mouth feel with clear improvements and advantages when compared to traditional oak alternatives. This product is available in 2 different forms; freeze dried granules or liquid.

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NAO - LIQUID OAK

Water based oak concentrate

 

HARVEST TANNIN

120gr tannin/L

 

POST FERMENTATION

TANNIN

 

Fruit Enhancer

80gr tannin/L

Reduces vegetal character of wine

Mocha/Chocolate

10gr tannin/L

Adds smokiness and mocha notes

Vanilla XA

80gr tannin/L

Adds smooth creamy notes

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NAO -POWDERED OAK

100% naturally extracted;

 

Application in wine, beer and spirits;

 

Correction of structure and colour stabilization;

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