All Vadai wines are aged in new oak barrels of the world famous Quercus Petrea species of oak grown in the Zemplen forest of Hungary. The unique flavors from these premium oak barrels create a fruity flavor, smooth texture and wonderful aromas to these wines. This forest barrel won the highest recognition in Italy 2007 & 2008. 14 months blind tasting competition against 10 French and 5 American famous Coopers. This testing was done in the famous Fonterutoli Castle of Marchesi Mazzei Wine Cellars, Italy, a top – ranked wine producer in the world, publicized in the Decanter World Wine Magazine.