Nobile® Staves

Thanks to a slow and gradual extraction, Nobile® Staves give character and complexity to a wine while respecting the fruit, for an aromatic expression comparable to barrel ageing.

OENOLOGICAL +

  • Slow and gradual extraction.
  • Aromatic expression with respect for the fruit.
  • Character and complexity comparable to barrel ageing.

Staves

HOMOGENEOUS TOASTING

Stave Fresh

Freshness, fruit & structure.

Stave sensation

Sweetness, vanilla & toasted.

Stave intense

Volume, roasted coffee
& chocolate.

GRADIENT TOASTING

Stave revelation

Structure & aromatic
complexity.

Stave american revelation

Sweetness, spice bread
& lactone.

Staves

HOMOGENEOUS TOASTING

Stave dulce

Roundness & sweetness.
Dulce de leche & caramel.

DOUBLE TOASTING

Stave elite

Toasted nuances, volume.
Similar to traditional barrel ageing.

Staves

HOMOGENEOUS TOASTING

Stave 18-Xbase

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

Stave 18-Xtreme

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

GRADIENT TOASTING

Stave 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

Stave Fresh

Structure & fruit

Stave 18-Xbase

Volume & sweetness

Aromatic

Stave sensation

Vanilla & toasted notes

Stave intense

Chocolate & roasted notes

STAVE DULCE

Sweet & dulce de leche

Stave 18-Xtreme

Roasted coffee & mocha

Complexity similar to barrel ageing

Stave rEvElation

Structure & fruit

Stave elite

Complex & traditional

Stave 18-divine

Burgundy barrel style

Decision-Making Tool

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

Dimensions

7 mm

Size: 910 x 50 x 7 mm

Surface area: 0.104 m²

12 mm

Size: 910 x 100 x 12 mm

Surface area: 0.206 m²

18 mm

Size: 910 x 60 x 18 mm

Surface area: 0.144 m²

Use

7 mm

Dose: 2 to 4 staves/hL

Contact time: 3 to 6 months

12 mm

Dose: 0.5 to 2 staves/hL

Contact time: 6 to 8 months

18 mm

Dose: 1 to 3 staves/hL

Contact time: 4 to 10 months

Contact time is defined by tasting throughout ageing.

Packaging

7 mm: 40 Staves/pack.
12 mm & 18 mm: 10 Staves/pack.

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.