new oak barrel 225 liters

new oak barrel 225 liters

  • Référence : barrica roble 225 litros precio
  • Disponibilité : Disponible
  • 220.00€

  • Prix hors taxes : 220.00€

225 liter oak barrel

Volume: 225 liters - 59 gallons.

  • Length of the stave: 95 cm.
  • Belly diameter: 66 cm.
  • Head diameter: 55 cm.
  • Stave thickness: 25-27 mm.
  • Hoops: 6.
  • Mouth: 50mm.
  • Weight: 48 kg.


The amphora is, in Antiquity.

the most used container for transporting basic products: wine, olive oil. beer (zythum and zythogala). fish (caques) and fish sauces (garum type).


price of new oak barrel 225 liters.

Hot bending of wood was known to the Celts very early. Phoenicians and Egyptians. particularly for the manufacture of boats.

Original reconstruction. from the Roman pinardier of Neumagen. (Neumagener Weinschiff (de)) dated around 220. Rhenish Museum in Trier.


Herodotus mentions it in the 5th century.

av. BC a wine trade by sea, between Armenia and Mesopotamia, using barrels made of palm wood. Palm tree is a difficult wood to bend. also different woods are tested to make barrels.



The barrel is often considered a Gallic invention. which served them in particular to preserve cervoise and to transport liquids such as drinking water.

However, this Gallic invention is mistakenly attributed by Pliny the Elder. the very first barrels being made in the region of the Rhetae which Pliny confuses with the Gauls. they are then referred to as cupa.

The oldest iconographic traces of barrels actually come from Etruria in the 6th century BC.


the hypothesis of Celtic paternity is also mentioned.

Julius Caesar mentions its use during the siege of Marseille in his Commentaries on the Gallic War, the Roman conquest spreading the barrel. Gallic in the Roman Empire. The Gauls subsequently perfected its manufacturing technique which involved numerous trades6, mainly using barrels. (at first mainly in conifers2) as reuse in liquid casing, fish curing. After the 2nd century, the Gallo-Romans also used oak staves ringed with twigs (hazel, etc.)8.

The gradual substitution of the barrel.

(lighter, rollable or transportable on the back of an animal) to amphorae (heavy, fragile, not very stackable) spread in the northern part of the Roman Empire from the 2nd century where it was mainly used for conservation and transport wine which until then was made in Greek amphorae.

Its use became widespread from the 3rd century. It is a recognition of this utilitarian object and a revolution for the ancient wine market. probably even a factor in the development of the wine market. The barrel exhumed during the excavations of the Old Port in Reims is a container of 1100 liters and 2 m high. it is an assembly of 22 fir staves rimmed with hazel wood. it was used to transport wine during the High Empire before being reconverted into well casing.

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