Store your barrels indoors away from odor and drafts.
The minimum humidity level must be 65%
Allary barrels in their packaging may be kept for several months.
All barrels are delivered ready to use. However, it is still recommended to check each barrel carefully by:
Alternatively, you may fill your barrel with cold water, keep if full for 24 hours then rinse and drain.
We recommend consulting with your enologist for long term care and storage. I am happy to discuss my personal techniques for the Authentique wines at 503.307.1593