French Oak Barrels
Our proprietary French Oak barrels represent our commitment to providing the finest barrel styles.
A.P. John source the very finest French from the same mills and growers who have, in most instances, been valued suppliers to the company for more than 20 years. These long term relationships ensures timber supplies from sustainable forests.
Timber is air seasoned at site of mill in Bordeaux or Burgundy for a minimum of 24 months and in many cases a minimum of 36 months. Our proprietary Du Bordelais and De Bourgogne French Oak barrels represent our commitment to providing the finest barrel styles to the evolving wine industry.
Utilising the premium oak resource via our exclusive ‘supply chain’ in France, A.P. John Coopers are proud to have developed these exclusive barrel styles, which provide greater flavour diversity with soft oak integration.