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November 2012
Tanks: The Egg-shaped Tank Evolves into Oak
by W. Blake Gray
If an oak tree laid a wooden egg the size of a Buick, it might look like Taransaud’s Ovum. The tank, with a 2,000-liter capacity and a 30,000 euro price tag, is currently in use in only three wineries in the world—two in France and one in Spain—with a fourth on its way to Cullen Wines in Australia. One of the first buyers was Champagne producer Michel Drappier. Drappier likes to try new things. He ages the liqueur he uses for dosage for 15 to 25 years, for example, and also c...
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