Cooperage: the art of oak ageing | decanter.com

Cooperage: the art of oak ageing | decanter.com.

Oak ageing is an art. The barrels a winemaker chooses have a marked effect on how the wine will taste, lending flavours that range from sweet to austere, says Margaret Rand.

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