Granulates & Chips

Nektar Dolce Moka

Specific blend of chips for
an intense and roasted result

  • Properties
    • Specific recipe of toasted chips developed for vinification and aging by Pronektar’s R&D team.
    • Roasted, dark chocolate, grilled oak notes.
    • Power and volume on the palate.

    OBJECTIVE: Toasted oak profile, power on the palate, aiming for intense oak profiles.

  • Technical characteristics
    French oak
    Specific
    10 kg (22 lbs) bag with mesh bag, carton box of 2 x 10 kg, pallet of 24 boxes
  • Guidelines for use

    OPTIMAL PERIOD FOR STARTING CONTACT

    – White wines:

    From start of primary fermentation to obtain a well-integrated oak profile and to respect the profile of the fruit.

    – Red wines:

    Before malolactic fermentation for a more complex aromatic profile and a maximum integration of the tannic structure or right at the start of aging.

    RECOMMENDED AGING TEMPERATURE

    15°C (60°F) minimum with strict monitoring of microbiological conditions.

    SET UP

    It is recommended that the bags be attached halfway up the tank, using food-grade binding straps.

    RECOMMENDED TIME OF CONTACT

    Minimum 1 month, to be monitored by tasting.

  • Recommended dose rates
    not recommended
    1.0 to 2.0 g/l
    1.0 to 2.0 g/l
    2.0 to 3.0 g/l
    2.0 to 3.0 g/l
    3.0 to 5.0 g/l
  • Practical examples of use

    On mature, concentrated Mediterranean varietals (such as Tempranillo, Sangiovese), to enhance the dark fruit, bring power and chocolate and slightly roasted notes: 2 g/l (0.016 lbs/gal) at the start of malolactic fermentation or during aging.

    On brandy, aiming for dark chocolate, roasted notes: 5 g/l (0.040 lbs/gal) during aging.

  • Test results
    0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 Fruit on nose Vanilla Spicy Toasted Sweetness Volume Structure Persistency Nektar Dolce Moka Control;
    Product
    Nektar Dolce Moka
    Dose
    2,2 g/l
    Oak contact
    Aging
    Time of contact
    6 weeks
    Varietal
    Tempranillo
    Vintage
    2013
    Geographic area
    Spain
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