JeanLuc Sylvain's French Oak Passion

French Oak

Sylvain & Meyrieux Barrels

Marc Grenier Oak Tanks

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We provide oak barrels from Tonnellerie Sylvain and Tonnellerie Meyrieux in several sizes, styles and toast levels. We also offer oak tanks from Marc Grenier.

All Sylvain and Meyrieux barrels are made of French oak, grown in state-owned forests managed by the ONF, certified PEFC on the basis of sustainable development and management criteria. They select trees grown with certified sustainable practices, of 200 years of age, 50 - 80 cm in diameter.

JeanLuc Sylvain owns the two cooperages and foudrerie and has a tremendous knowledge and passion for continually sourcing the best French wood since the '80s. Both cooperages are known for making a consistent barrel although they differ radically in style.

The Tonnellerie Sylvain in the outskirts of Bordeaux produces some 30,000 barrels a year and selects wood profiles based on grain tightness.
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The Tonnellerie Meyrieux near Beaune in Burgundy crafts about 4,000 barrels choosing wood from specific forests plots.
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The group now includes Marc Grenier, a prestigious Oak Tank builder in Beaune, Burgundy. Grenier is an innovator in creating new types of conical oak tanks and foudres and has supplied the most renowned wineries in France and abroad. The production is now managed by Remi Sylvain and there have been major renovation and expansion of the production facility.

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