• Hungarian Oak Fans & Staves

    Balance E

    Complex Spice Aromatics. Fruit Lift. Supportive Toast Characters.

    Fine silky tannins build front and mid palate weight ending with a slightly toasty finish. This oak type adds subtle body and complexity to medium-bodied wines. Well suited to Tempranillo, Shiraz, Sangiovese and Chardonnay.


The ‘fan’ pack can be used during alcoholic and malolactic fermentations as well as for maturation applications. The A.P. John ‘fans’ offer a surface-to-volume ratio that provides the winemaker with optimum control over the regulation of the transference of oak flavours and characteristics.

Our packs have been designed for easy installation across small, medium and large tanks (from 1000L upward). Experience with A.P. John ‘fans’ indicates applications of between one and three square metres per 1000 litres of wine delivers the integration sought by most winemakers.

Please contact our experienced sales team for more information about oak types and application rates to suit your specific requirements.

Technical Specifications

Complete with stainless steel wire and carabiner (snap hook) for securing to existing rings, lugs or the tank lid. A.P. John packages ‘fans’ to ensure freshness and to keep packaging materials to a minimum, however we can pack to suit your individual requirements. No assembly is required.

Growing Region

The Quercus Petraea and Robur Oak is selected and sustainably sourced from a variety of forests with in Hungary.

Average rainfall:               650mm pa



Oak Seasoned at mill for two winters prior to shipment to our cooperage in the Barossa. The oak then spends another six-to-eight months in our seasoning yard for further conditioning, which further enhances the unique properties, and to stabilise the moisture content.


Oak Additives


Barossa Spirit Cooperage

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