Smart Oak is an automated tool for managing the oak ageing process. Smart Oak is connected to a tank for oak ageing with alternatives
Different types of wood fragments can be used (wood shavings, staves, and blocks). Balanced, quality oak ageing with alternatives is completed in a few days instead of a few weeks. The winemaker chooses the type of wood shavings to put in the wines to suit consumer demand, with a simple, easy-to-use interface.
lnerting during oak ageing with alternatives.
Preserves freshness and fruitiness of wine.
Controlled extraction of the aromatic compounds from the oak wood.
Temperature monitoring in real time.
Alert in the event of air intake.
Extraction intensity selected according to the type of wine required.
Reduced wood/wine contact time (a few days instead of 3 to 6 months in the static process).
Rapid return on investment.
Flexibility: enables fast adaptation to consumer demand.
Improved control of wine preservation (no transfer from tank when oak ageing with alternatives)
Wood shavings added to the Smart Oak tank.
No need to lift bags of wood shavings to the top of the tanks.
Safe for operators.
Customized control of oak ageing with alternatives:
automatic or manual programs as required
The progress of oak ageing with alternatives is monitored by an electrical impedance spectrometry sensor.
Repeatable wood ageing profiles.
User-friendly and intuitive touchscreen interface.
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