The Oak LabTM Thermic Oak cubes allow quick extraction of oak compounds and are compatible for use in tanks. They are particularly useful fermentation and for late and targeted adjustments.

• Can be used during fermentation, aging, and finishing
• Designed for fast-to-market wines
• Suggested contact time of 1-9 months. Wine should be frequently tasted and evaluated to determine the exact contact time
• Oak cubes are packaged in food grade mesh bags. The bags have rugged handles to allow for easy tank installation and removal
• Has a surface area of 34 sq. ft, the oak cube dimensions are 1” x 1 1/16” x 13/16”
• Made from American white oak (Quercus alba)

Five profile colors are available:

Profile Color




Clean, bright, sweetFresh and light, addition of length


Nutty, toasty, toffeeRounding, boost of mid-palate


Vanilla, dark fruits, complexityTexture, weighty, unctuous


Warm, rich, spiceFull, viscous, rich


Espresso, smoked meat, complexityBalanced, rich, round

Trials are recommended to determine the best number, or blend of numbers, for your wine/spirit.

Trial kits are available upon request.


Cube bags are added to tanks during the flashing, fermentation and ageing process. Cubes are added to tanks in sewn, food grade polyethylene infusion bags.

Size: 20 lb bag - 1" x 1" x 7/8" ea.
Surface area: 34 sq.ft.
Dosage rate: 2-8 bags per 1000 gallons
Contact time: 1-9 months
Oak variety: Quercus alba 

Please consult the Oak Lab Brochure for further information.