A French artisanal distillery specialised in maturation techniques for spirits and wines is looking for oak barrel suppliers able to provide barrel which have been used for maturation of premium wines or Bourbon spirit under specific conditions. The company is interested by an outsourcing supplying agreement to use the barrel for its own maturation needs.
This French artisanal company has developed specific maturation techniques which it uses to produce premium spirits. For this purpose, it is currently looking for oak barrels which have been used for the maturation of premium wines ("Grands crus" or highly fine wines) or Xeres wine or Bourbon spirit during 3 to 10 years.
The company is looking for suppliers able to provide such oak barrels first of all one sample for early testing and if suitable the company is willing to purchase 10 to 15 such barrels
- Type of partner sought: The barrels sought should have been used and only emptied a few days prior to shipment to France.
The barrels should have been used to mature premium or fine wines or Xeres or bourbon for a period between at least 3 and up to 10 years.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: Type : a company able to provide oak barrels which have been used for maturation of premium wine or Xeres or Bourbon. The company should be able to provide some kind of certificate that the barrel have been used for this purpose, just been emptied a few days prior to shipment
Role : provide such "certified" barrel and ship it to France. One sample first for testing and 10 uo to 15 units after test approval
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