Premium enological tannin derived from naturally seasoned, untoasted American Oak (Quercus alba) heartwood via aqueous extraction followed by spray drying. Use to impart American oak character and provide antioxidative protection.
- Increased mouthfeel and finesse
- Protects against oxidation and preserves freshness
- Aids in color stabilization
- Helps reduce the impact of reductive characters in wine or cider
- Supplemental source of ellagic tannin when using second year or older barrels
Contributes vibrant lactone/coconut and spice/fresh wood aromas with fresh acidity and medium mid-palate.
Suggested Dosage Rate
6.25-25 g/hL, or 0.5-2.0 lb/1000G
Lab and commercial trials are recommended to determine optimal dosage rates.
Bench trial preparation
Prepare a 3% stock solution by dissolving 3 grams of Toasted Oak powdered tannin in 100ml of deionized or distilled water.
Use a bracketed trial determine the appropriate rates of addition per desired effect.
|Addition Rate (g/Lt)
|Rate at #/1000 Gallons
|mls of stock solution per sample
Gradually dissolve add Toasted Oak Powdered Tannin in a small volume wine or cider and mix well into final volume once dissolved. Proceed with normal aging and racking protocols after addition.
BSG recommends addition three weeks prior to bottling and checking protein stability after each addition.
Store in a cool, dry place and reseal open packs carefully.