|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/600 ; 220/320|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 10 인용 특허 : 2|
A composite wine container for aging quality wines which comprises a cylindrical metal drum with a depending annular flange at both ends thereof to receive a gasket. Two circular wood end covers are placed at each end of the metal drum to effect closure of the wine container and to impart suitable amounts of tannin flavor to the wine. Two locking rings with adjustable mechanisms are disposed about the outer periphery of each wood end cover and each annular flange, whereby the gasket is compressed therebetween to effect a fluid-tight releasable seal.
A composite container for aging wine which is required to be aged in wood comprising: a cylindrical metal drum having two full open heads at both ends thereof, including an annular flange protruding outward from the metal drum at each end and a central refill opening in a side of said cylindrical metal drum for periodic addition of wine thereto; two circular oak end covers of solid construction for closure of the cylindrical metal drum and to impart controllable amounts of tannin flavor to the wine, each circular oak end cover having interior and exterio...