Charlois Cooperage, USA is a state-of-art cooperage located in Northern California wine country. Sourcing the finest oak is the start of our commitement to quality and we have established strong partnerships with three of the best stave producers in the U.S. Selected from forests in the North Est of the country where the oak trees grow slowly, the wood has a tight grain that produces excellent quality staves for barrels. The staves are air seasoned at the mills for 24 to 36 months. We chosse the finest lots for our Premium American Oak Barrels and blend the staves to complement the character of the fruit and highlight the winemaker’s craft.