“The Percentage of New Oak is Meaningless”

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The affect of oak barrels on wine is discussed by Oregon winemaker Jason Lett of Eyrie Vineyards. He feels that the percentage of new oak barrels in a blend is meaningless information if you don’t know how old the rest of the lineup is.

Jason Lett manages Eyrie Vineyards, one of the iconic producers of wine in Oregon.

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