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Sol Oriens is a premium barrel offering, inspired by fine grain oak trees growing deep within the Topoľčianky forest of Slovakia. The high-quality staves are milled by expert merrandiers and naturally seasoned for 24 months at our own stave mill. These barrels offer unique characteristics while adding structure and balanced tannins to premium wines.
Offering unique nuances to premium wines
Sunlight drapes the Topoľčianky forest, providing energy and light for stands of oak to grow. The soil, composed of shale, sand, sandstone and limy, is the perfect medium to support slow growth, fine grain oak trees.
- A focus on fruit profiles
- An essence of roasted nuts and spice characters
- Solid structure
- Softens bold tannins
- Aromatic varietals that benefit from added structure to achieve balanced, full-bodied wines