Source for 5-gallon neutral barrels

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    Martin Siebring

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    Our wine club makes a red blend every year. I would like to age a little of each of the 3 varietals separately, but I can't find a source for any small neutral barrels. Any ideas?
     
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    By 'neutral' do you mean untoasted or used to the point of not giving up any flavor?
     
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    I meant used enough to not give any oak flavor. I hadn't considered untoasted, I guess that could be an option.
     
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    That looks similar to the place I have purchased barrels through before, https://midwestbarrelco.com/

    Small-format whiskey barrels are easy to come by, but I can't find small-format wine-barrels anywhere.
     
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    Those are 2 interesting sites. Shipping would kill me though. As for small neutral barrels, good luck with that, finding small barrels in general is hard enough.
     
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