barrels are delivered ready for use, however it is recommended to check
their tightness before usage.
the above storage conditions indicated would not have been respected
and if one dryness is noticed, it is recommended to re-humidify the
this, fill the barrel with about 20 liters of hot water (at 60°C maxi),
and replace the bung. Move it well to get wet the interior full
surface. Keep the water insisde to re-humidify the oak fibers (timing
according to the dryness). Then, if necessary fill the barrel with cold
Drain and empty well.
It is absolutely not recommended to