We source our reclaimed wine barrels from an Oregon Winery. Aging wine in oak barrels will produce a smoother, rounder, and more vanilla flavored wine. It also increases wine’s exposure to oxygen while it ages, which decreases tannin and helps the wine reach its optimal fruitiness. When the wine barrel is no longer usable, generally the barrel is then dismantled and discarded. We got our hands on these French Oak Cabernet & Pinot Noir wine barrels and utilized the natural stain of the wine on the French oak wood.