Regional Select Range

Regional Select Range

Utilising our enviable experience with American Oak, A.P. John Coopers is proud to release our American Oak ‘Regional’ selections.  This American oak diversity demonstrates our ability & commitment to provide unique parcels of oak for your unique parcel of fruit.  All oak types seasoned at mill in region of origin for minimum 36 months.

Shenandoah

Sourced from the Shenandoah Valley Region, Appalachian Mountains – Pennsylvania. A ‘Fine Grain Select’ American Oak barrel which highlights varietal character whilst providing a tight palate structure with good length.

All oak seasoned in USA for 36+ months. Barrel available in 225L Barrique and 300L Hogshead sizes - Medium Light Toast only.


Ozark

Selected from the region of the Ozarks – Missouri.  All oak is grown on high ridge topography with rocky limestone substrate.  Spice & savoury nuances with a finely structured, tight palate.

All oak seasoned in USA for 36+ months. Barrel available in 225L Barrique and 300L Hogshead sizes - Medium Light Toast only.


Minnesota

Oak sourced from the Minnesota Lakes District.  Oak sourced for it’s good regular grain spacing & subdued American Oak character.

All oak seasoned in USA for 36+ months. Barrel available in 225L Barrique and 300L Hogshead sizes.


Appalachian

Sourced from the South West Pennsylvania/ West Virginia ‘pan handle’ foothills area of the Appalachian & Allegheny Mountain Ranges. Naturally tight grain due to typical slow growth.  A.P. John Coopers has been sourcing oak from this region for over 65 years.  Soft integrating oak tannins providing good mid palate structure and length.

All oak seasoned in USA for 36+ months. Barrel available in 225L Barrique and 300L Hogshead sizes. 


Missouri

Oak sourced from Central Missouri, highland ridge growth – primary limestone substrate.  Complexing oak & spice nuances with a well structured, soft integrating ‘talcy’ palate.

All oak seasoned in USA for 36+ months. Barrel available in 225L Barrique and 300L Hogshead sizes.

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