Awesome breakdown of Lanzarote DO last post by Blake Leja, Rachael Ryan, Ryan Bogdan, Jeremy Eubanks and a super cool photo from inderpal singh.
This week: Acacia barrels
How do these differ from oak? What styles will you typically see them used for? Name another alternative to oak that is used for wine barrels production.
Apolloni vineyards in Willamette uses acacia to age their Pinot Gris. Winemaker said it adds a slight floral note, as it softens the wine.