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From the revered pinot noirs of Burgundy to the iconic cabernet sauvignons of the Napa Valley, the sweet vanilla and spice notes of oak aging are hallmarks of some of the great wines of the world. Wooden barrels are the most traditional vessels in which to age wine, but now producers looking to make lighter styles of wine use modern stainless steel barrels to highlight fresh fruit flavors in their wines.