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pièce

In the French areas Armagnac. Burgundy and in the Champagne Type of thick-bellied barrel used in viticulture. However, the volumes are somewhat different in the individual wine-growing regions. The classic "Pièce Bourguignonne" of Cote d'Or holds 228 liters, which in the Beaujolais and Mâconnais used 215 liters, as well as the 205 liters used in Champagne. Traditionally, the barrel hoops used to be painted black (compared to the light, zinc-coated barriques). The height of the compact barrel is almost 90 centimeters, the strength of the staves 30 millimeters. It is similar to the classic in size and shape oak barrels (225 liters), but is a bit stockier. See also a list of all barrels below drum types as well as under wine vessels,

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