Test Your Vintelligence! 28 June 2016

28 Jun, 2016

Our weekly Vintelligence question! How good is your wine knowledge?

Do you know which type of oak is not traditionally used for wine barrels production?

1. Which type of oak is not regularly used for wine barrels?

Portuguese oak

Portuguese oak is important for the wine industry but mainly for the production of corks rather than wine barrels. Portuguese oak barrels are been used in small quantities and tend to produce quite spicy wines.

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