Nobile® Blocks

The specific profiles of the Nobile® Staves range,
with shorter ageing times.

Oenological +

  • Profiles specific to the Nobile® Staves range with faster ageing.
  • Gives complex profiles.
  • Easy to use.

Blocks

HOMOGENEOUS TOASTING

Block Fresh

Freshness, fruit & structure.

Block sensation

Sweetness, vanilla & toasted.

Block intense

Volume, roasted coffee
& chocolate.

GRADIENT TOASTING

Block revelation

Structure & aromatic
complexity.

Block american revelation

Sweetness, spice bread
& lactone.

Blocks

HOMOGENEOUS TOASTING

Block dulce

Roundness & sweetness.
Dulce de leche & caramel.

DOUBLE TOASTING

Block elite

Toasted nuances, volume.
Similar to traditional barrel ageing.

Blocks

HOMOGENEOUS TOASTING

Block 18-Xbase

Fruity, without overt oak characters.
Intensity and palate
weight.

Block 18-Xtreme

Expression of ripe fruit.
Sweetness with mocha
notes and roasted coffee.

GRADIENT TOASTING

Block 18-Divine

Gives texture. Extends the
fruit to a complex finish
(like the elegance of
Burgundian barrels).

Additional information

AGEING OBJECTIVES

Respects the fruit without toasted notes

Block Fresh

Structure & fruit

Block 18-Xbase

Volume & sweetness

Aromatic

Block sensation

Vanillla & toasted notes

Block intense

Chocolate & roasted notes

Block Dulce

Sweet, Dulce de leche & caramel

Block 18-Xtreme

Roasted coffee & mocha

Complexity similar to barrel ageing

Block rEvElation

Structure & fruit

Block elite

Complex & traditional

Block 18-divine

Burgundy barrel style

Decision Making Tool

Use our Decision-Making Tools (DMT) to determine the blend of Blocks that corresponds to your target product.

Dimensions

7 mm

Size: 50 x 50 x 7 mm.

Surface area: 2.6 m² for 5 kg.

12 mm

Size: 50 x 50 x 12 mm.

Surface area: 2.6 m² for 5 kg.

18 mm

Size: 50 x 50 x 18 mm.

Surface area: 2.6 m² for 5 kg.

Use

7 mm, 12 mm & 18 mm

Dose: 3 to 6 g/L – Contact time: 3 to 6 months.

Contact time is defined by tasting throughout ageing.

Packaging

5 kg bag containing 1 infusion bag of 5 kg.

Aluminised PET packaging ensures optimum flavour protection.

Regulation

The use of oak wood chips is subject to regulation. Refer to the legislation.

Depending on the type of alternative used, the dose should be adapted according to the characteristics of the wine to be aged and the target product. The contact time is determined by tasting. Nobile® has a team of specialists in the use of oak in winemaking, available to give customers further advice.